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Butterflies in Bloom

The Butterflies in Bloom exhibit is currently closed, until further notice, as we align with recommendations from the CDC, State of Michigan, and Midland Health Department. We appreciate your understanding!

March 6 - April 19, 2020  |  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM daily

This interactive exhibit features thousands of brilliantly-colored butterflies, from countries around the world, emerging from their chrysalis, feeding, and flying all within the tropical environment of The Dow Garden's conservatory.
Included with your admission to Dow Gardens or purchase of an annual admission card.
Origami paper crafts

Craft Barn

Open Saturdays, Sundays with simple crafts and fun activities, and every day during Spring Break (March 28 - April 5, 2020).

Child's hands holding butterfly.

Late Nights with
the Butterflies

Extended viewing hours on Wednesdays until 7:30 PM

close up of torch and glasswork



View a full list of frequently asked questions at this link (PDF).

School Groups

Get ready to experience Butterflies in Bloom!