Butterfly Pavilion - Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) - Los Angeles, CA | Kids Out and About Orange County

Butterfly Pavilion - Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) - Los Angeles, CA

*The event has already taken place on this date: Mon, 09/05/2022
Wonder takes flight at the museum! Walk among beautiful butterflies in our seasonal Butterfly Pavilion. This springtime exhibition features hundreds of butterflies, colorful native plants, and plenty of natural light to help you see these creatures shimmer. With lots of flight space and a variety of resting spots, come get one of the best views in Los Angeles of these amazing insects.

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  • Watch butterflies use their tubular mouthparts to obtain nectar.
  • See caterpillars feeding on leaves.
  • Count up to 30 different species, including California natives like the mourning cloak and buckeye.
  • Chat with museum educators and live animals keepers to find out what makes these animals so special.

This exhibition includes live animals. Did you know the museum has a team of professional animal keepers on site 365 days a year? They take excellent care of all animals on exhibit at the museum, utilizing the natural history expertise of our scientists as well as our veterinarian, who advises on any medical and nutritional needs. Because even a frog needs a doctor sometimes.

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900 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90007
United States


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Sun, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 9:30 am to 5 pm (Mon,Tues,Wed closed)


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