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  • Address: 423 Canal St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70130, USA
  • Hours: Tues-Sun 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Admission: $16.50 for adults, $12 for children, $13 for seniors

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Audubon Insectarium Tours

The Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is an entomology museum home to more than 50 live, interactive exhibits. Inhabiting a space of more than 23,000 square feet, it is the largest freestanding museum dedicated to insects in the United States.

Walk through an oversized underground gallery full of giant animatronic insects to get a “bug’s-eye view” of the world; see termites eating through a wooden New Orleans skyline; learn about the stages of insect life in the Metamorphosis Gallery; or see some of the world’s largest, most fascinating insects preserved within the Hall of Fame. There is also area called “Bug Appetit,” in which guests can see and taste the creation of meals using insects. Don’t miss the Louisiana Swamp Gallery, complete with local, aquatic animal life, or the famous Butterfly Gallery, a garden home to hundreds of different colorful butterflies.

Practical Info

The Audubon Insectarium is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located in the Audubon Nature Institute complex on the first floor of the U.S. Custom House Federal Building. Admission costs $16.50 for adults, $12 for children and $13 for seniors.

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