Rise and Shine with Butterflies: Morpho Mardi Gras at the Butterfly House in Faust Park. Kids of all ages will enjoy releasing a Morpho butterfly into the conservatory first thing in the morning! Includes a seasonal breakfast food and drink for each participant. See website for more info and to register.
The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, located in Faust Park, is an extension of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Visitors are able to walk through the Butterfly Conservatory which houses more than a thousand free flight tropical butterflies of 60 species from around the world and watch a new butterfly emerge from one of hundreds of chrysalises! The Conservatory is kept warm for a perfect butterfly habitat. Visitors should dress appropriately! An admission fee is charged. Children 2 and under are free. Educational classes and events are available throughout the year. Butterfly House hours are 10am-4pm, Wednesday through Sunday. (St. Louis City & County residents enjoy free admission on the first Tuesday of every month from 10am -12pm. Proof of residency is required.)
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