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423 Canal St.,
New Orleans, LA 70130

Property Description

New Orleans' most unique attraction is an interactive museum dedicated to the largest group of animals on the planet: insects! Visit us in the U. S. Custom House and be amazed, amused and surprised by the fascinating world of bugs. Experience up close and personal live insect encounters and enjoy the tranquility of our Japanese butterfly garden. Go Underground and shrink to the size of a bug.  Explore the Louisiana Swamp & more! Open Tues - Sun, spring/summer and select holiday Mondays.


Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is located in Downtown New Orleans on the corner of North Peters and Canal Street. The Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is a short, easy stroll from Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

  • Childrens Programs
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • AAA Discount
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Dates closed: Mardi Gras, Thanksgiving and Christmas; visit website for other holidays. Open spring, summer and select holiday Mondays.
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Checks
  • Travelers Checks
  • Visa
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages