Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

423 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130


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Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. ‐ 5:00 p.m.

Audubon Butterfly Garden and 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 and along the way, you’ll be shrunk to bug size; wander through a mysterious Louisiana swamp; join the active audience of an awards show for bugs, by bugs; and be captivated by thousands of butterflies in an Asian garden. Voted "A top museum for you and your kids” by, 2009.


Beautiful butterfly garden, movie theater, Eat-A-Bug, Field camp, Boudreaux's Bait Shop, Insects of New Orleans gallery and much more!

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