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Butterflies all a Flutter

What could bring more joy than watching a beautiful butterfly fluttering?

The Joy of Butterfly Gardens --  Butterfly Feeders, Bait & Nectar -- Life-Cycle of Butterflies
What I Learned about Butterflies -- Simple Steps to a Butterfly Garden -- Great Plants for Butterfly Gardens -- Butterflies etc.

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Visit Texas Public Butterfly Gardens

Butterfly Haus at Wildseed Farms Thrill to the miracle of live butterflies native to Texas at the newest Butterfly exhibit in the state! Walk amongst butterflies feeding and flying in the 3,000 square foot exhibit. seven miles east of Fredericksburg Texas. Phone 800-848-0078.

House of Butterflies

The House of Butteries is a free-flight butterfly exhibit where hundreds of butterflies and the occasional cercropis moth are housed during the Scarborough Faire season.  2511 Fm 66 Waxahachie, TX 75167    Phone:  972-923-8980
Moody Gardens Rainforest Pyramid® – The 10-story glass pyramid is now open after a major enhancement project that enables you to see the Rainforests of the World in a whole new way. In addition to a new entry overlooking a new giant Amazon River otter exhibit, a tree-top path leads you through the canopy level of the pyramid where you can explore the exhibit from a new vantage point to see the monkeys, sloths and the other free-roaming tree dwellers closer than ever before. The canopy walkway also features a butterfly exhibit that immerses you among several beautiful species of butterflies. One Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77554.  Phone: 1-800-582-4673
NABA International Butterfly Park
Located in South Texas, the North American Butterfly Association (NABA) International Butterfly Park is a 100-acre sanctuary and refuge for migrating butterflies. The park's focus is research, education and conservation. Guided tours are held every Sunday. The facility is open Tuesday through Sunday. NABA International Butterfly Park Mission Park Drive, Mission, TX 78573 956-583-9009


River Bend Nature Center
Ruby N. Priddy Butterfly Conservatory
Initially conceived and built as a home for native butterflies, the Ruby N. Priddy Conservatory has grown far beyond a butterfly house since it opened to the public in the spring of 2007. Visitors will find a fascinating cross-section of the plants, insects, and other animals that make their living on five ecoregions of Texas and Southern Oklahoma.  2200 3rd Street, Wichita Falls, TX 76301; Phone 940-767-0843 I
San Antonio Zoo 'Caterpillar Flight School' Visitors experience a spectacular butterfly garden where they are immersed in a lush butterfly habitat surrounded by hundreds of butterflies moving freely throughout the exhibit. Fifteen to 20 species of butterflies delight guests through intimate interaction. 3903 N. St. Mary’s Street, San Antonio, TX 78212. Phone 210-734-7184.
The Cockerell Butterfly Center The Cockerell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science is a stunning, living exhibit that showcases hundreds of live butterflies in a naturalistic rainforest setting. Housed in a three-story glass structured rain forest that is home to exotic live butterflies, insects and plants. One Herman Circle Drive, Houston, TX. Phone 713-639-4678.
Texas Discovery Gardens A seasonal butterfly house open year round. Also a lovely butterfly garden. 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Dallas, Texas 75210. Phone 214-428-7476.
Zilker Butterfly Trail and Garden The butterfly open-air hatchery garden has been filled with local flowers and plants that attract numerous butterflies, providing visitors with a view of many of Austin's attractive species as well as migrating varieties. Guided tours feature the interaction between insects and plants in an ecosystem. 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746. Phone 512-477-8672.
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