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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Sensational Butterflies at Natural History Museum

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:00 to 17:00

See hundreds of live butterflies and moths up-close in our tropical butterfly house.

This technicolour exhibition features a huge variety of these beautiful insects, ethically sourced from Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Follow the trail through a jungle habitat in the heart of London as butterflies fly around you. You will pass hungry caterpillars, insects emerging from their chrysalises and busy feeding stations.

Kids and families can find out fascinating butterfly facts and learn more about the behaviour and diversity of these much-loved creatures.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

Individual £5.85, Family £19.80

Accessibility

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/access-at-south-kensington.html

Did you know?

Multitudinous moths

Many more moth than butterfly species are known, only 10% of the group are actually butterflies.

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