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Due to public health concerns, Homeschool Day has been canceled. The Museum will continue to monitor the evolving situation and keep the public updated regarding future events. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Home-schoolers are invited to participate in a program at the Museum! These special days allow home-schoolers of all ages to explore the featured exhibit, investigate specimens up-close, participate in hands-on activities and tour exhibits with Museum docents.

  • $7/person admission includes Butterfly Rainforest exhibit entry
  • Adult Museum members are free
  • Ages under 3 are free
  • Participants can add an admission to Amazing Pollinators for a discounted price of $4/child and $6/adult

Activities are ongoing from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and admission includes exhibit entry. Registration is not required to attend. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Florida Museum at least one week prior to the event and are non-refundable.

Activities include:

  • See LIVE butterflies inside the exhibit
  • Study butterflies up close to learn more about their anatomy
  • Identify patterns in nature and design your own butterfly
  • Learn how Museum staff pin butterflies and moths to store in our collections
  • Compare host and nectar plants and plant one of your own!


Name: Dianne Behringer, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2036

Email: dbehringer@flmnh.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: View Venue Website

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