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Purdy Butterfly House

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4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447
Nation’s largest open-aired butterfly house

August 2016

Butterfly Release

August 13, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Purdy Butterfly House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Combine hands-on science with a sense of wonder and you have a butterfly release! Join us in stocking our butterfly house by helping release newly emerged butterflies into their new home, the Purdy Butterfly House. Enjoy an informative family-friendly presentation in the Anderson Education Center classroom followed by time in the Purdy Butterfly House. Every participant will be given their own tiny take-out box with one fluttering butterfly ready to emerge. You’ll want to bring your camera to capture this…

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March 2017

Spring Showers

March 10, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Purdy Butterfly House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This exhibit will most likely change the way we feel about those gloomy rainy days. Come experience the Purdy Butterfly House in a brand new way! Hundreds of vibrant umbrellas will float above the greenery, trails and turtles of the Purdy Butterfly House at Huntsville Botanical Garden. The installation uses colorful umbrellas to provide an amazing sight that evokes a careful, child-like energy. You’ll leave wanting to dance in puddles while “singing in the rain!” Don’t forget your rain boots!…

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June 2020

Purdy Butterfly House

June 1 @ 12:00 am - September 30 @ 11:59 pm
Purdy Butterfly House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

The nation’s largest open-air butterfly house is open from June 1 through September and is home to 1,500 native butterflies (and some turtles, too). Enjoy a stroll among our winged friends and the waterfalls, ponds, streams, and lush vegetation. Please note: The Butterfly House is open during regular Garden hours.The Butterfly House has a limited capacity. Please follow the instructional signs and practice social distancing at all times. Please follow the one-way path through the Butterfly House.Face coverings are required…

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