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More than 1,000 tropical butterflies, in 60 species, fly freely in the 8,000-square-foot glass conservatory. Watch a butterfly emerge from a chrysalis; visit the outdoor Butterfly Garden; enjoy indoor insect exhibits. Also enjoy more than 150 tropical plants. Located in Faust Park.
Learn how to create a butterfly garden in your own yard. In addition to the plants, insects and animals, we hold many special events suitable for all ages. Visit our website for details and event schedules.
Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to close. Admission: $6; ages 65+, $5; ages 3-12, $4; younger than 3, and Missouri Botanical Garden members, free.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Closed Mondays, Labor Day to Memorial Day.