The Butterfly House is open Wednesday through Sunday 11am-4pm weather permitting. For inclement weather please call ahead. The Butterfly House is closed Monday & Tuesday and will remain closed after October 1st.

Butterfly House

Come visit our new 12 x 24' butterfly house filled with native butterflies. This new Butterfly house offers visitors a total immersion experience for the young and old as it introduces visitors to the wonders of metamorphosis. 

This seasonal exhibit showcases several beautifully colored butterflies sipping nectar and taking flight, offering guests the opportunity to better understand and appreciate their life cycle and importance to the ecosystem. Inside the exhibit you will be welcome to chat with staff or volunteers, ask questions, or simply relax and enjoy the space while butterflies flit and fly about. See if a butterfly will land on your nectar stick or just watch them fly around you as they move between nectar plants. Observe butterfly chrysalis in the chrysalis box. Maybe you will be lucky enough to see a butterfly emerge!

Visitors are encouraged to show off pictures of their visit on social media using the #TNCButterfly

Open Wednesday through Sunday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Butterfly House will close in October (closing date is weather dependent).

  • Members: Free
  • Non-members: $5 (for 1 adult and 2 children).
  • Additional Children: $5 (for up to 3)*
  • Young children who will be held off the floor by an adult the entire time inside the house are free.

*Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Interested in encouraging butterflies in your yard? This document lists nectar and host plants for NJ butterflies and moths.

You may register (and pay if applicable) before you arrive by clicking the appropriate session below:

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