Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

 
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Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

Walk through the largest free-standing American museum dedicated solely to insects

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, located in the U.S. Custom House on Canal Street, encourages you to use all five senses as you explore North America’s largest museum devoted to insects and their relatives. You’ll discover why insects are the building blocks of all life on our planet, and along the way, you’ll be shrunk to bug size. Wander through a mysterious Louisiana swamp, join the active audience of an awards show for bugs, by bugs, and be captivated by thousands of butterflies in an Asian garden

Highlights

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is an insectarium and entomology museum in New Orleans. With more than 50 live exhibits and numerous multimedia elements, the 23,000-square-foot facility is the largest free-standing American museum dedicated to insects. The Insectarium opens at 10am, last entry at 4:30pm, and closes at 5pm; the Insectarium is open Tuesday – Sunday year round, Spring and Summer Mondays, and select Holiday Mondays

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