To inspire conservation of butterflies and other pollinators, restoration of their habitats, and protection of the environment through research, public education, and recreation.

A unique, memorable, and educational attraction for all ages

Imagine a tranquil, tropical oasis where thousands of native and exotic free-flying butterflies float gently around, immersing guests in a magical experience they will not soon forget. The Butterfly Conservatory of Tampa Bay promises to be a unique, memorable, and educational attraction for all ages. Visitors will learn how these pollinators truly teach us about the health of our environment in an enchanted, living rainforest in the middle of Tampa.

By planting the seeds of conservation, by leading the charge on invertebrate research and by investing in native species, the Conservatory will make a positive and lasting impact in fulfilling its mission. By focusing on the needs of some of earth’s tiniest residents, the Butterfly Conservatory of Tampa Bay looks to preserve the precious biodiversity of the world.

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