Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure
Animal lovers shouldn't miss a visit to the family-friendly Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure, which brings tropical adventure to the hills of Missouri. Enter the aviary and walk among thousands of exotic butterflies, stop by the twisting mirror maze, and visit critters in the Living Rainforest Science Center.
The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure is an interactive educational space where visitors can see up to 60 different species of exotic butterflies. Bring the kids for a day of butterfly releases, themed exhibits, educational movies, and fun in the banyan tree maze. Avoid lines by pre-booking admission; tickets are good for three days, which makes this attraction an excellent value.
Things to Know Before You Go
The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure is a popular family-friendly destination.
Get a great value with a three-day wristband, included with the price of admission.
Make sure to dress in light clothing as the building is often pretty warm and tropical.
Children’s equipment for feeding the butterflies, as well as binoculars, a magnifying glass, and a pith helmet, are included in the price of admission.
Seniors and kids aged 12 and under receive discounted admission.
There is parking on site.
How to Get There
The Butterfly Palace is located at 4106 West 76 Country Boulevard, at the west end of the 76 strip. The most convenient way to reach the Butterfly Palace is to drive; public transit options are limited.
When to Get There
The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure is open daily, except for major holidays. The palace is a popular weekend destination and is particularly busy on Saturday afternoons. You can make the most out of your time if you check the calendar in advance and time your visit to one of the center’s science talks, educational video screenings, or critter encounters.
Where to Cool Off in Branson
For another family-friendly activities in Branson, take the kids to Splash Country Waterpark, located at the Grand Country Resort. This indoor-outdoor attraction offers a variety of rides, such as a lazy river, tube slides, and a multi-level treehouse. Book a summer package for the best deal, and stay overnight to make the most of your visit.
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