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Butterfly Garden


Butterfly Garden: Encounter over a dozen species of butterflies fluttering through the greenhouse and meadow of this seasonal exhibit. It’s a place to witness the fascinating life-cycle of these brilliantly colored insects, and learn about the birds and fish that share their exhibit.

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Seasonal exhibit
Open April–October. Closed November – March. Weather dependent.

Please note – last entry to this exhibit is 30 min prior to park closing.


Included with the Bronx Zoo Admission ticket type. Additional $7 per person with Limited Admission ticket.

Stroller parking is required when visiting this exhibit. Guests must self-park stroller before entering.


  • Touch Exhibit
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Fish and Fowl

The butterflies share their garden with a variety of fish and birds. Be sure to spend a peaceful moment admiring the koi pond!

Entering the Butterfly Garden feels like you are being transported to an enchanted place...It’s like stepping out of the regular world into a magical tropical jungle.”

Mommy Poppins

In the Exhibit





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