Immerse yourself in a rain forest filled with exotic plants, a 50-foot waterfall and hundreds of beautiful, free-flying butterflies from around the world with discounted admission to the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s Butterfly Center through New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31, 2020.
Guests can see the butterflies up close as they sip nectar and occasionally alight on lucky visitors. The Insects and Us exhibit downstairs teaches about entomology, beekeeping, and even insects as food. There are also exotic creatures as the giant prickly stick, hissing cockroaches, and the whipscorpion.
Kiddos can check out the giant beehive play area, puzzles, and more.
The pass also includes admission to the HMNS Exhibit Hall, with numerous permanent exhibits that include the McGovern Hall of the Americas, Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, Wiess Energy Hall, the Hall of Paleontology, and more.
Cockrell Butterfly Center at Houston Museum of Natural Science
- Dates: Through Sunday, January 3, 2021
- Times: 9am to 5pm.
- Location: Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
- Admission: This is separate ticket price. If only visiting the Butterfly center, full price tickets are $12 for ages 12 and up; $10 for ages 3 to 11. If you’re visiting both the Butterfly Center and the HMNS Exhibit Hall, full price tickets for both are $36 for ages 12 and up; $25 for ages 3 to 11. Discounted $20 tickets for both the Butterfly Exhibit and HMNS Exhibit Hall are available for most dates.
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