Butterflies and Giant Moths Are Fluttering At The Natural History Museum’s Butterfly Pavilion

The Butterfly Pavilion is celebrating its 13th year at the Natural History Museum. This seasonal exhibit allows visitors to immerse themselves in hundreds of free-flying butteries and moths on the Museum’s South Lawn.

This year guests will be exposed to more than 55 species of bright, majestic butterflies including the yellow and black giant swallowtails, multi-colored painted ladies, and the state butterfly the California dogface.

Come to the Natural History Museum to learn about the migration, lifecycle, defense mechanisms, and plant interactions of the Pavilions’ winged inhabitants before the Butterfly Pavilion ends September 5.

The Natural History Museum serves nearly one million families and visitors each year. Since opening its doors in 1913, the Museum has been dedicated to research, education, and exhibitions. The annual Butterfly Pavilion Exhibit is no exception to the Musuems quest of exploring the curiosity of natural and cultural history for people of all ages.