Visit The Butterfly Vivarium at The American Museum of Natural History

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If you are looking for a family friendly activity this February, check out the Butterfly Vivarium at The American Museum of Natural History! A great, interactive way to spend the day during these cold winter days. With so many different species of butterflies living in the vivarium, you and your children will be sure to have a fun time! Keep reading to find out more.

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What To Expect

This is an immersive experience! You will be able to interact with live species of butterflies- 80 different species are living in the Butterfly Vivarium! There is even a room to explore caterpillars, cocoons and emerging butterflies.

a young boy feeding butterflies

Learn About Butterflies

Did you know there 160,000 different species of butterfly and moths in the world! They live in all different environments from woodlands to tropics! At the Butterfly Vivarium you will be able to get up close with numerous different types of butterflies.

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