Nestled high on a hill located at the very west end of the Branson Strip in Branson, Missouri is the majestic, white building known as The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure. Since 2006 people of all ages have visited this interactive, educational and entertaining attraction to experience in their very own personal rainforest adventure.
TheButterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure is truly an innovative concept in immersive natural entertainment. Conveniently located on Hwy. 76, The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure provides the perfect setting for making those lifelong memories. Your unique experience includes: walking amongst over 1,000 live tropical butterflies, two educational videos, the Great Banyan Tree Adventure which simulates walking through a real Banyan Tree, the Emerald Forest Mirror Maze and The Living Rainforest Science Center which houses live reptiles and amphibians from the rainforest!
You will also want to visit the expansive gift shop, located on the ground floor, to pick up a souvenir to remember your unforgettable experience at The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure. Here you will find something for all ages and walks of life. During your self-guided tour, you begin your journey by watching an educational video about butterflies. Here you will experience a short 3-D film about the incredible life of the butterfly, or enjoy the amazing documentary about the Monarch Migration. Then, make your way into the butterfly aviary where live butterflies, birds and tropical plants fill the 7,000 square foot garden.
As you begin your stroll down the winding paths observing over 1,000 live tropical butterflies, which are imported from their native countries, you will experience the adventure of a lifetime. Right before your eyes you are able to witness butterflies sipping nectar, fluttering through beautiful flower gardens and even catching a ride on some of our visitors.
After spending as much time as possible in the exotic, indoor aviary mesmerized by the beautiful “flowers of the sky”, you can make your way through the Great Banyan Tree Adventure and Emerald Forest Mirror Maze.
Once you have mastered the twists and turns of the mazes you will want to continue your expedition to The Living Rainforest Science Center. Here you will have the opportunity to experience a close-up look at some of nature’s most fascinating creatures, such as: scorpions, dart frogs, geckos, red-eyed tree frogs and much more! Interactive activities such as feeding and petting are done throughout the day so don’t forget to join in! From the educational 3-D film and live butterfly exhibit, to the amazing Emerald Forest Mirror Maze and Science Center, The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure is the perfect all-in-one adventure for explorers of any age.
Living Rainforest Science Center
*Come enjoy watching our critter care-takers feed and care for our live reptiles and amphibians! You may even get a chance to pet one!
Emerald Forest Mirror Maze
No scheduled activities just enjoy!
Upper Level Activities:
Live Butterfly Releases – *Butterflies are released periodically throughout the day as they emerge from their Chrysalis!
Great Banyan Tree Adventure
No scheduled activities just enjoy!
9:00AM-9:50AM Monarch Documentary
10:05AM-10:20AM Butterfly Lifecycle
10:30AM-11:15AM Monarch Documentary
11:30AM- 12:15PM Monarch Documentary
12:30PM- 12:45PM Butterfly Lifecycle
1:00PM- 1:45PM Monarch Documentary
2:00PM- 2:15PM Butterfly Lifecycle
2:30PM- 3:15PM Monarch Documentary
3:30PM- 4:15PM Monarch Documentary
4:15PM-4:30 PM Butterfly Lifecycle
*schedule is per the Butterfly Palace website.