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Butterfly Rainforest at Florida Museum of Natural History
If your child (K-12) earns as 'A' or an 'E' grade in science, bring their most recent report card and receive FREE admission with the purchase of a paid adult for the Butterfly Rainforest or current special exhibit.
The Butterfly Rainforest is a can’t-miss living exhibit that features hundreds of free-flying butterflies and birds from around the world along with an assortment of other animals including turtles and fish to experience firsthand. The lush landscape is planted in tropical trees and colorful flowering plants amid waterfalls and a walking path. Skilled interpretive staff are available to help answer questions and provide visitors with a personal and highly engaging experience.
View daily live butterfly releases at 2 p.m. with additional releases on Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., weather permitting.