Fish family in exhibit swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower
Fish family in exhibit swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower

Come Explore... Interact... Be Inspired!

The Butterfly House & Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 

Your admissions, gift shop purchases and donations help support our mission: 

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

Thank you!

Come explore nature's beauty together.

Interact with tropical butterflies and marine life.

Be inspired to learn, heal, and appreciate nature's beauty!

Our gift shop features souvenirs, educational toys & books and so much more! Procees support our operations.

To meet USDA requirements for the safety of our animals, no strollers* are allowed within the facility.  Thank you for your understanding!
*We are happy to accommodate strollers and wheelchairs required to meet medical needs.

Enhance Your Visit

Make it more than a visit... make it an Experience to remember!  VIP Experience Guide Experience  Behind-the-Scene: Butterfly Shipment
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The Cove at the Butterfly House & Aquarium displays hundreds of different species of fishes and corals in over 20,000 gallons of aquariums.
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Stingray Touch Pool

Experience hands-on learning with a Southern Stingray at our Stingray Touch Pool.
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Pacific Tide Pool

Our Pacific Tide Pool features sea stars, sea urchins, and sea anemones that are found in tide pools along the coast from southern California to Alaska.
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Butterfly House

The Butterfly House is home to free-flying butterflies from around the world, including Central and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
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Discovery Den

The Discovery Den features the Jellyfish Life Cycle exhibit, Butterfly Life Cycle exhibit and a South Dakota Seas exhibit.
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Educational Birthday Experience

Looking for something different in a birthday party? We offer unique educational birthday party experiences! Our birthday party experience includes an educator-led session in the Learning Lab:
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Earth Day Party featuring Stephanie Arne

April 22, 2019 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm

World Ocean Day Event

June 8, 2019 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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