The butterflies are back! See up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies in The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter at the Museum.
Satellites show severe deforestation in a rare monarch butterfly overwintering site.
Need a butterfly fix? The Museum's annual Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter is opening in just one month, on Saturday, October 12.
Catch The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, a live-animal exhibition where visitors can mingle with up to 500 butterflies among tropical flowers and vegetation, before it closes on Monday, May 30.
Watch as Hazel Davies, manager of Living Exhibits at the Museum, and Whitney Doreen Ortiz walk through the vivarium and interact with butterflies from around the world, including blue morphos, striking scarlet swallowtails, and large owl butterflies.
Don't miss it! The Butterfly Conservatory is open only for three more days—through this Memorial Day weekend.
You can see dozens of butterfly species in The Butterfly Conservatory. Here’s a short field guide to lepidopterans to try and find on your next trip.
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If you’ve ever been curious about where the monarch butterflies disappear to in the winter, don’t miss the film Flight of the Butterflies, playing in the LeFrak IMAX Theater for just one more month, through Sunday, July 7.