Our grounds feature the two-story Rosine Smith Sammons Butterfly House and Insectarium.

The tropical landscape transports you to the native habitats of our tropical butterflies. Stroll through and take in the sights as our butterflies dance around you. Want to learn about the Lepidoptera in the Butterfly House? See this list of species you might see on your visit!

 
 
Newly emerged Paper Kite butterflies.  

Newly emerged Paper Kite butterflies.  

Emergence Chamber

Yes, it's as cool as it sounds! The Emergence chamber is located on the lower level of the Butterfly House. This glass enclosure lets you closely examine butterfly chrysalises and moth cocoons. 

You may even get to see some emerge! 

 
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Tropical Plants

Experience the diversity of plant life in tropical ecosystems! 

 
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HoneyBee tree

Exhibit under maintenance. 

Peer into the world of bees! Learn about the job of each bee and all the work that goes into maintaining a hive. You'll even be able to see the queen surrounded by her court.