The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter

Museums American Museum of Natural History , Upper West Side Until Monday May 28 2018
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It's a balmy 80 degrees in the museum's 1,200-square-foot vivarium, which houses up to 500 butterflies living among tropical flowers. The free-flying butterflies often land on the shoulders of visitors, allowing tykes to come into direct contact with monarchs, zebra longwings, paper kites other butterfly species as they emerge from their chrysalises. Outside the vivarium, youngsters can watch a short film and read displays on the life cycle of butterflies, how to protect their habitats and what kinds of adaptations certain species have. All ages.

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Opening hours: Daily 10am–5:45pm
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Price: General admission plus one special exhibit $28, children 2–12 $16.50, children under 2 free
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    • American Museum of Natural History General admission plus one special exhibit $28, children 2–12 $16.50, children under 2 free Buy tickets
    • American Museum of Natural History General admission plus one special exhibit $28, children 2–12 $16.50, children under 2 free Buy tickets
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    • American Museum of Natural History General admission plus one special exhibit $28, children 2–12 $16.50, children under 2 free Buy tickets
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