Open: Butterfly Pavilion and Nature Gardens
It's time to emerge from our chrysalis! The Natural History Museum welcomes the community back to the outdoor Butterfly Pavilion and Nature Gardens.
Advance, timed-tickets must be reserved prior to visiting; opening hours are 9:40am-5pm. Tickets allow for entry through the North Entrance and then a stroll through the Nature Gardens on the way to the Butterfly Pavilion.
The number of guests is being limited to provide for physical distancing and a safe environment for guests and staff. See website for additional safety guidelines.
Tickets are available 2 weeks in advance; new tickets are released every Monday at 10am, with the first tickets available March 8, 2021.
Pre-paid parking reservations are also required and can be made when purchasing Butterfly Pavilion tickets. Parking costs $6.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an event appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our event calendar to find something else to do.