A vital part of your experience is our in-house garden presentations. We focus on giving a visitor the educational tools they need to incorporate the necessary elements it takes to invite nature into their own backyards. Discover what is needed to attract hundreds of butterflies to your garden!

We are actively raising and releasing butterflies each week to share with our guests the amazing life cycle of butterflies. We are one of the few facilities in the nation that can actively breed Lepidoptera because we do not have exotic species. Our focus is our incredible diverse and beautiful Southwest Florida Butterflies and Moths.

We hope to give our guests the information, education and inspiration to get outside and plant butterfly gardens no matter where they reside. It truly is a remarkable feeling when you transform your yard with colorful blossoms and a healthy butterfly population.

The Florida Native Butterfly Society (501c3)
Tax Deductible Conservatory Entry Fee Schedule:

Adults 16 and above - $10.00
Ages 3 to 12 Years - $7.00
Children Under Age 3 Years Are Free!
Senior (65+) ID - $9.00
College/University Students (ID) - $8.00
Military (Active or Veteran) with Valid ID receive Free Admission (does not apply to spouse and children)

Support the Florida Native Butterfly Society (501c3) and become an annual member.
Admission Best Deal:

Annual Members - $30.00

​Couple Membership - $45.00

Annual Family Membership - $75.00 Annual Family Members consist of up to Four individuals of your choice. Additional guests accompanying you will get the group rate of $ 6.00 per visit.

Gift Certificates are available for that special gift. Special Group and VIP Group rates are available for educational field trips, travel tours and organizations. Please call 239-690-2359 with the number in your group that you require for special rate pricing and butterfly presentations.

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The Florida Native Butterfly Society (501c3)

A nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect & raise our Florida Native Butterfly species through education, preservation & creating more green space. 

Mission: Our Southwest Florida educational facility is providing the appropriate educational programs and research projects that are helping butterfly populations flourish throughout our state! We thank you for your support of our facility and operation.

Hours of Operation

Nov - May:  Tuesday - Sunday 10 am - 2 pm 
June - Oct:  Tuesday - Sunday 9 am - 1 pm

* If Heat Index Is High We Close Early *
Closed Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years Days - Any others will be announced.