Olbrich's Blooming Butterflies

July 18, 2019 - August 11, 2019

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3330 Atwood Ave - Madison, WI 53704
Information: 608-246-4550

Event Date Detail
Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019. 10am-4pm daily

Olbrich's Blooming Butterflies - Experience the magnificence of free-flying butterflies while strolling through the tropical Bolz Conservatory. Live butterflies emerge from chrysalises daily in the Conservatory, including low-flyers like the playful yellow and black striped zebras and bright orange julias.

More than a dozen species of butterflies, native to both Wisconsin and the more tropical areas of the southern United States can be seen at various times during the exhibit.

The life span of different butterflies varies from a few weeks to a few months. All flying butterflies are allowed to live out their natural lives in the Conservatory, with food sources remaining for them after the exhibit dates.

  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Arboretum/Botanical

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