Butterfly Garden


Encounter over a dozen species of butterflies fluttering through the Bronx Zoo Butterfly Garden's greenhouse and meadow. 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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Open April 4–October. Weather dependent.

Please note – due to state mandated capacity restrictions, exhibit line may close earlier if there is a wait time of 30 min. or more.


Additional $6 with Limited Admission Ticket


  • Touch Exhibit
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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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.”

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In the Exhibit





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