Butterfly House Renovations Kid-Venture Class Wings & Waves Gala Fish family in exhibit swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower
Butterfly House Renovations Kid-Venture Class Wings & Waves Gala Fish family in exhibit swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower

Butterfly House Renovations

Today, the Butterfly House is in need of renovation. Now is the time to provide your much-beloved butterfly exhibit – one of only a handful like it in the nation – with the facelift it needs for the plants and animals who call it home, as well as the families like you who learn together with the butterflies throughout the year.
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Kid-Venture Class

Want to spend some quality time with your little one while learning about the natural world around us? Kid-Venture classes dive into the sights, sounds, textures, and colors of the deep, blue sea and tropical rainforest! Your youngster will get a chance to explore animals and habitats not usually found in South Dakota. With topics from tide pools to the tropics, these classes are a great way to get your youngster excited about learning!
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Wings & Waves Gala

Join us Friday, February 8th 2019 for an evening to celebrate & support the Butterfly House & Aquarium as we kick off our Capital Campaign with our closest friends and supporters.
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Discover the Marine Cove

Hundreds of marine animals, including coral reefs, anemones, tropical fishes, and more in over 20,000 gallons of aquariums.
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Learn with Nature

Experience interactive learning with tropical butterflies, sea stars, sea urchins, and stingray!
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Explore the Butterfly House

Over 800 free-flying butterflies from around the world in a year-round tropical environment!
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Kid-Venture

December 13, 2018 | 10:30am - 11:30am

Butterfly House Adult Flashlight Tour

December 14, 2018 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Learning, healing, & celebrating nature’s beauty with tropical butterflies & marine life.

Enjoy over 800 free-flying butterflies from around the world in the tropical conservatory. View hundreds of vibrant marine fishes and corals in more than 20,000 gallons of aquariums, including the Pop-Up Dome Aquarium, Jellyfish, Stingray Touch Pool, and Pacific Tide Pool. Experience interactive learning and relaxation with tropical butterflies and marine life! 

To meet USDA requirements for the safety of our animals, NO STROLLERS are allowed within the facility.  Thank you for your understanding!

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