Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

423 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 - United States

504-861-2537

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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 CNN.com, 2009.

Exhibits

Beautiful butterfly garden
Asian-inspired garden features hundreds of butterflies!

Movie theater
A multi-sensory movie theater with high definition films created just for the Aubudon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

Eat-A-Bug
Sample some of the exotic creations made by our chefs - featuring protein-filled bugs!

Field camp
Meet some insects and talk with our experts to learn how to find and collect bugs from your backyard.

Boudreaux’s Bait Shop
Observe and learn about the insects native to Louisiana.

Location

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