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09/21/2019 ~ 09/27/2019

New Orleans Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium Admission Ticket

Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium is North America’s largest museum devoted to insects and their relatives. Visitors will view thousands of live and preserved specimens that 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 and 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! Book your tickets and "bug out" today!

Activity Highlights
  • View thousands of live and preserved specimens
  • Discover why insects are the building blocks of all life on our planet
  • Shrink to bug size and 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.
  • If purchasing multi-attraction tickets, it is recommended to enjoy these over the course of multiple days.


  • Audubon Zoo - 6500 Magazine Street
  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas & Entergy Giant Screen Theater - 1 Canal St.
  • Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium - 423 Canal St.(last entry is at 4:30 PM)
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.


New Orleans Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium Admission Ticket

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Verified Traveler Reviews

about 5 days ago
Colombians don't eat ants instead of popcorn at movie theaters like they said in the Bug Buffet. Smh. Overall, learned a lot & enjoyed the experience!
Best experience ever
about 11 days ago
It was outstanding
Melody S
Great time with my 4 year old !
about 4 months ago
It was very organised and beautiful !
Sapana S
about 5 months 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