The Butterfly House at the Hershey Gardens


Open from May 23 - September 14, 2014 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., weather permitting.

Flutter by the Butterfly House at Hershey Gardens and explore the wonder of butterflies! The whole family will love watching and learning about these marvelous creatures.

Featuring 350 to 400 butterflies that represent nearly 25 North American varieties, the Butterfly House features nectar plants for food and host plants for egg-laying and caterpillar feeding. The entire lifecycle of the butterfly can be seen within in the house.

The Chyrsalis Box in the Butterfly House

Hundreds of Butterflies.
Thousands of Smiles.

Butterfly House staff and volunteer "Flight Attendants" will guide you through all stages of their remarkable transformation.

Bring the whole family to enjoy the quiet nature of the Butterfly House and enjoy the newly-expanded pond and relaxing water feature.

Please note: Due to space restrictions, strollers are not permitted in the Butterfly House.