“Whether you’re 6 or 66, you’ll leave this experience with a real knowledge of butterflies.”
“…one of our most popular exhibitions – nearly doubling our projected attendance figures!”
“We had a great summer and our visitors loved the exhibit! We enjoy hosting and sharing these fun educational mazes!”
“Staff and visitors LOVE Amazing Butterflies.”
Earn Your Wings!
Shrink down into the undergrowth and embark on a challenging journey, revealing extraordinary relationships between caterpillars, butterflies and their natural surroundings.
Monarch Caterpillar Tunnel
Shrink down as you step through a giant caterpillar tunnel…
…and begin your journey to becoming a beautiful butterfly.
Enter a vibrant and colorful world.
Learn to Crawl
Grab some friends, slip your feet into a set of prolegs or true legs, and crawl like a caterpillar.
What’s your first meal? Would you challenge a parasitic wasp?
Choose wisely and you could earn your wings.
Crawl and climb on life-size leaves in the early stages of your larval journey.
An Egg’s Perspective
Look out from inside an egg to see your caterpillar friends walking on leaves.
Mark your progress at 8 Life Cycle Stations: egg, larva, food, friends, chrysalis, nectar, mate, and host plant.
Hairy Plant Attack
The ‘velcro passionflower’ evolved tiny hairs to keep them safe from munching caterpillars. Try not to get trapped!
Play out a unique relationship in a foosball game, pitting wasps against ants in the fight for caterpillars.
Beware Passing Predators!
Choose your path well OR…
Get Eaten by a Bird
Climb into a chrysalis. Be sure to snap a Pupa pic.
Time to Emerge…
…as a beautiful butterfly.
Flap Those Wings
Grab a friend, crank the wheels and flap your wide wonderful wings high in the sky.
As an adult, there’s a whole new world to explore.
Spider Web Climb
With new dangers around each turn.
Get a spider’s eye view of your prey.
The Mating Game
Do your own courtship dance, using iridescent wings that catch the attention of potential mates.
Butterfly Behavior Wheel
Butterflies are busy. They hatch, crawl, fight, eat, fly, mate. Spin the wheel and search the maze for where your activity is taking place.
Monarch Migration Monorails
You made it! Now that you’ve earned your wings, grab a hold and take flight.
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Amazing Butterflies & Light on the Land Exhibitions
View these two unique exhibitions through December 31, 2019.https://www.museumoftherockies.org/exhibit/amazing-butterflieshttps://www.museumoftherockies.org/exhibit/amazing-butterfliesPosted by Museum of the Rockies on Monday, October 28, 2019