Journey into the “Butterfly Rainforest” to discover colorful koi, relaxed turtles and a variety of birds this fall from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30. Daily butterfly releases are held at 2 p.m. with additional weekend releases at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., weather permitting. UF students with a valid Gator 1 card receive free admission year-round. For more information about the “Butterfly Rainforest,” visit  or call 352-846-2000.

Past dates

Download schedule


  • Starting Saturday, September 2nd, 2017, repeated every week on Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday until Thursday, November 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, 32611


Claudia Perez Brito