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05/21/2019 ~ 05/27/2019

New Orleans Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium Admission Ticket

Use Online Coupon Code NLA15 for 10% Additional Discount!

Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium, located in the U.S. Custom House on Canal Street, encourages you to use all five senses as you explore North America’s largest museum devoted to insects and their relatives. You’ll discover why insects are the building blocks of all life on our planet in our newest one-of-a-kind attraction. Thousands of live and preserved specimens illustrate the vast diversity of shape, size and color of Earth’s largest group of animals. Within the Insectarium you will shrink to bug size; wander through a mysterious Louisiana swamp; join the active audience of an awards show for bugs; and be captivated by thousands of butterflies in an Asian garden.

Activity Highlights
  • Discover why insects are the building blocks of all life on our planet
  • View thousands of live and preserved specimens
  • Shrink to bug size & wander through a mysterious swamp
  • Join the active audience of an awards show for bugs

Duration: 1-3 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Admission
  • Park map
What to bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Camera
  • No smoking or vaping allowed inside the insectarium.
  • No outside food or drinks allowed.
  • Not open on Mondays in Fall & Winter.
  • Closed Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and Mardi Gras Day.
  • Vouchers/Tickets are not valid for Boo at the Zoo, Zoo to Do, Zoo to Do for Kids, or any other special admission events at any Audubon facility.
Additional information
  • Children under 2 are FREE.
  • Handicap accessible.
  • Restroom are located on site.
  • Personal strollers are allowed.
  • Certified service animals allowed.
  • Gift shop, food & beverage location on site.
  • Open Tuesday through Sunday, Spring and Summer, Mondays and select holiday Mondays from 10am to 5pm.
Cancellation policy

Tickets are valid for a year from the date of purchase until used. Once the voucher is redeemed, your ticket(s) is valid for one day only. You must have your voucher available to show at the gate on your smartphone or device. Online tickets are non-refundable after they have been redeemed. Customer may cancel their ticket order for a full refund minus a $5 service fee. If for some reason the Butterfly Garden & Insectarium is closed for a special event or act of god, please call us at 850-424-5125 for a refund or a ticket transfer.

423 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

New Orleans Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium Admission Ticket

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Verified Traveler Reviews

about 1 month ago
Good experience for both adults and children. Nice to have knowledgeable staff with insect stations. Eating crickets and worms were a great experience too. Thank you!
Phoebe L
about 1 month ago
We enjoyed all the different bugs and information about them. The amazing butterflies
Jennifer B
Loved it
about 2 months ago
This was my family's 2nd trip to the butterfly garden we truly enjoyed it both times the 4D movie is great too
Eddie LSheheane
about 4 months ago
This was our first visit to the Insectarium. We enjoyed learning about the different insects fro around the world. The butterfly room was the highlight of the visit. The kids really enjoyed trying to get butterflies to land on them.
Scott Thompson