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Saturday, June 1: Franklin Park Zoo will be closed for our annual gala, Zootopia. We hope to see you on another day!

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Butterfly Hollow

Stroll through this tranquil environment filled with colorful butterflies! This tented, outdoor exhibit features garden beds of native flowers, a pond, soothing music, and whimsical fairy houses nestled throughout the space. You'll also discover the vital role of pollinators in maintaining healthy ecosystems and learn about ways we can help them thrive.

Schedule:

  • Through July 29: Weekdays, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Weekends/Holidays: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • July 30 – Sept. 30: Daily, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 1 – 14: Daily, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Visit our Kids' Corner to:

  • Make your own butterfly mask
  • Learn how to turn your yard or apartment balcony into a certified wildlife habitat
  • Mini but Mighty: Learn about the important role bugs play in our ecosystem, and what you can do to support them!
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