This Free-Flying Butterfly Exhibit In Florida Will Make You Think You're In A Rainforest
The Butterfly Rainforest is a wonderful living exhibit in Gainesville.
Nothing screams spring season like a bunch of butterflies flying around you. The Butterfly Rainforest is a can't-miss living exhibit at the Florida Museum of Natural History that will transport you into a wonderful dream.
The exhibit features free-flying butterflies and birds from around the world, tropical trees, flowering plants amid waterfalls, and other animals such as turtles and fish. A day strolling through the gardens is like taking a tropical vacation. This exhibit contains more than 50 butterfly and moth species and more than 1,000 butterflies.
This 6,400-square-foot exhibit features a natural Florida environment and wonderful plants like orchids that make a perfect Instagram shot opportunity. You can see them up close at the butterfly feeding station where they feed on trays of fresh cut fruits.
If you used to catch butterflies as a child, then this place will bring you back to your childhood memories. The exhibit is open Monday-Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm.
The tickets for this exhibit cost $14 for adults and Florida residents pay $12. For more information about the exhibit check here.
The Butterfly Rainforest is located at the Florida Museum of Natural History Exhibits at 3215 Hull Road — Powell Hall.