Entrance to the butterfly house with beautiful woods in the background.

BUTTERFLY HOUSE

June 7 - September 12, 2021
Monday-Saturday 10 am-4 pm & Sunday 12-5 pm

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Relax

Read

Visit

This little conservatory is all aflutter with activity! Enjoy a family-friendly hands-on experience (Yes - pets welcome!) when you visit our teeming indoor butterfly garden, where adults and children alike can meet, touch, and learn about the many different lepidopterans of Ohio in every stage of their development, from tiny egg to beautiful butterfly or moth.

Learn

Our goal is to inspire learning through exploration and discovery, and to encourage a life-long appreciation for nature. 

Discover 23 species of native Northeastern Ohio butterflies, moths, and skippers!
 

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Want to learn more about these butterflies? Ask to see Jim's Book,
or purchase it in the book section of our Visitor Center!

Credit Jim Nero
Learn about more than 60 species of nectar and host plants that support these pollinators
Discover butterflies in every stage of their life cycle
Learn how to correctly identify the different species and distinguish male from female

Relax

Benches inside the facility allow visitors to sit, relax and enjoy - Explore at your own pace!
No time limit!

Read

Visit

The brick walkways inside the facility can easily accommodate strollers, walkers and wheelchairs

​​Please note: For groups of 10 or more, please make a group reservation here.

FAQ page

 

Hours/admission page

Creation of the Butterfly House was funded by a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Nature Works. For more information about ODNR, visit www.ohiodnr.gov.