Butterfly World

Walk through tropical flowering gardens in six giant screened aviaries fluttering with twenty thousand LIVE exotic butterflies from all over the world! Our bird aviaries hold numerous species, and for a more hands-on experience, you can even hand feed the colorful parrots in the Lorikeet Encounter! Be sure to also enjoy the Botanical Gardens, Macaw Landing, Museum / Insectarium, Suspension Bridge, Live Bug Zoo, Laboratory, Outdoor Cafes, Gift Shop and Garden Center to complete your experience at Butterfly World. This is the perfect adventure for the whole family!



Baby-changing station, Bus Parking, Concessions, Covered Pavilion, Covered Pavilion, Food/Beverage Service, Gift Shop, Multilingual Services Available, Multilingual Services Available, Multilingual Staff, Parking, Restrooms, Restrooms

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours, Full day, Half day

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, Disability Accessible, Handicapped Parking, Scooter/Wheelchair Rentals, Wheelchair Seating, Wheelchair-friendly


AAA Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount

Guest Information

Children Allowed, Children Allowed, Family Friendly, LGBT Friendly

Hours of Operation

Hours: Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission closes at 4 p.m. daily., Open Year-Round


Expressway/Interstate, Expressway/Interstate, Hiking Trails Nearby, Hiking Trails Nearby, Lakefront, Shopping Nearby, Shopping Nearby

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, MasterCard, Travelers Checks, Visa