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The Butterfly Conservatory

The Butterfly Conservatory

March 29 @ 10:00 am - May 29 @ 5:30 pm

American Museum of Natural History
West 81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$28/ages 13-65, $16.50/ages 3-12, $22.50/students & seniors

Walk through a 1,200 square foot vivarium with over 500 butterflies of more than 100 different species from countries including Thailand, Brazil, Kenya and Australia.

The lovely plants, flowers and temperatures are tropical so dress in layers. Or get an outside view of the people, plants and butterflies through transparent walls in a hallway with educational illustrations like videos and displays about the protection of butterflies and New York species.

See our complete guide to the American Museum of Natural History.

Wake Up, Daisy!

The historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is back in action with modern take on Sleeping Beauty. Marionettes and music tells the story of Daisy, a lively little girl living in the heart of New York City in an apartment overlooking Central Park. At Daisy’s much-anticipated birthday party, she encounters three special guests, known as…

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Grand Bazaar

Shop at an outdoor market featuring 80+ hand-picked independent local artisans and dealers. Find one-of-a-kind handmade candles, skincare, fashion, vintage accessories and collectibles, handmade jewelry and furniture, rare antique silver- and glassware, and delicious artisanal chocolates and foods. Check the calendar for fun weekly themes.

Profits are donated to four local public school.

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Columbus Ave Open Streets

Dine on fare from local restaurants and tables set up in car free streets. Enjoy activities for all ages including kids music, artmaking, live music, store discounts, food samples, sidewalk chalk, games and more.

Also look for art installations in storefronts.

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New-York Historical Society Sunday Story Time

This weekly program includes the reading of a NY-themed book, related craft project, playtime with historic toys and a special Little New-Yorkers hello song.

Join via zoom on Tuesdays.

See our guide to New-York Historical Society.

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