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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

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 and are non-refundable.

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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: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit

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