Visit The Butterfly Palace in Branson, Missouri
Enter The Butterfly Palace and experience the beauty of one of nature's most magical creatures. This Ozark treasure is located at 4106 W Hwy 76 right on the Strip and is open daily, year round, from 9 AM until 5 PM. Get your tickets to the Butterfly Palace here.
As you enter The Butterfly Palace, there is an introductory film, which will familiarize you with what to expect when you enter the actual garden. Most visitor areas are heated and cooled normally. However, the butterfly exhibit itself is maintained at a temperature of 80 degrees, so you will want to dress accordingly. There are several exhibits set up to educate visitors about the life cycles of butterflies and their processes of transformation. Cameras and video cameras are welcome so bring plenty of film!
Included with admission to the Butterfly Palace are several key activities that will help you learn and have an amazing time. Guests will be able to:
- Watch a documentary about the Costa Rica Butterfly Farm
- Conquer the fun Banyan Tree Bungee Adventure
- Visit the Living Rainforest Science Center
- Get lost in the Emerald Forest Mirror Maze
- Have unlimited access to the Exotic Butterfly Aviary
Living Rainforest Science Center
Learn more about the rainforest at this interesting science center. Guests can see beautiful rainforest inhabitants from brightly-colored poison dart frogs to salamanders, giant cockroaches and Harry the blue-tongue skink. This is an amazing place to learn about these animals and the impact that the rainforest has on our world. Guests will also be able to participate in fun activities. Peek into a microscope to see various specimens on display or see a dissected frog.
Exotic Butterfly Aviary
The 9,000 square-foot greenhouse is filled with bushes and flowers which are chosen specifically as a source of nectar for the butterflies. Wide paths lined with flowerbeds and shrubberies, hanging baskets spilling over with foliage, and flowing water features are all designed to support the butterflies and give visitors the ease of access to watch them in a natural environment. At any one time there may be as many as 2,000 butterflies flitting about. They represent over 50 species from around the globe and many butterflies native to the Ozarks are also featured.
The Rainforest Theater gives visitors the opportunity to learn about the rainforest through unique movies. Here, guests can see the Hidden World of the Butterfly Palace and 3D Flight of the Butterflies. These informative videos are sure to be an amazing way to learn about the butterflies that call this place home.
Banyan Tree Adventure
Burn off some energy and have fun at the Banyan Tree Adventure. This adventure course is modeled after beautiful Banyan Trees, a rainforest species that is absolutely gorgeous and massive. With its tangled 'vines', it creates an almost ethereal environment that is full of fun pillars, obstacles, and more. With the ticket price, guests will be able to enjoy this activity as many times as they wish.
Do not miss out on an amazing way to experience the beauty of the rainforest!