June 16 - September 4
Wander through our outdoor butterfly tent and observe native Illinois butterfly behavior. Displays of butterfly eggs, caterpillars, and chrysalises also available.
Butterfly Encounter operates 10 AM until 1 PM Tuesday through Sunday. The tent will close in case of rain or heat index over 90 degrees.
The Museum will close early at 1 PM on Sunday, July 17 for our Everyone at Play event for families with children with special needs. Reservations required for this event.