Butterfly Pavilion - Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) - Los Angeles, CA | Kids Out and About Los Angeles

Butterfly Pavilion - Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) - Los Angeles, CA

Wonder takes flight at the Museum! Walk among beautiful butterflies in our seasonal Butterfly Pavilion. This springtime exhibition features hundreds of butterflies, colorful native plants, and plenty of natural light to help you see these creatures shimmer. With lots of flight space and a variety of resting spots, come get one of the best views in Los Angeles of these amazing insects.

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  • See all stages in the butterfly life cycle, including eggs, caterpillars feeding on leaves, and chrysalises.
  • See caterpillars feeding on leaves.
  • Count up to 30 different species, including California natives like the Western tiger swallowtail and Common buckeye.
  • Chat with museum educators and animal care specialists to find out what makes these animals so special.

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900 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90007
United States


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Sun, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 9:30 am to 5 pm (Mon,Tues,Wed closed)


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