Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Butterfly Pavilion

Friday, August 2, 2019, 10:15am EDT

Take a stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants! Located adjacent to Partners in Evolution, this tropical oasis offers visitors a rare opportunity to get close to a variety of living butterflies from all over the world.

Regular Hours:
  • Daily: 10:15 AM-5:30 PM; last timed ticket at 5 PM.

Extended Hours:
  • 10:15 AM-6:30 PM; last timed ticket at 6 PM.
    Except regular hours apply when the museum closes early for a special event; for dates, click here