Inside there are guides to give names to what you see. Watch for butterflies, and toddlers underfoot.
It runs 9am to 4pm. It’s free but it can be full, or with a line-up depending on your timing. (We went straight in.) Although a little swelter is welcome in these frosty days, you may want to dress accordingly.
“Just living is not enough, said the Butterfly. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” said Hans Christian Anderson. There’s an amazing density of butterflies, such as this Zebra Longwing.
Some have broken wings, perhaps in part from people taking fright at being crawled on. Or just the hard living of being in the last days of winged life.
Quote: “I know not if I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or if I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.” ~ Rene Descartes (1596 – 1650)