9041 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX, US, 77063
- Phone: (713) 783-1400
- Fax: (713) 783-8301
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Mo to Sa from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Su from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PMThe Cockrell Butterfly Center, housed in The Houston Museum of Natural Science, promises an experience like no other. An impressive array of over 1,500 butterflies from across the world call the tropical conservatory their home. The three-leveled glass enclosure is an enchanting rainforest, punctuated with fascinating flora and an alluring waterfall. Marvel at exotic species of the arthropod, Blue Morpho, Atlas Moth, Red Peacock, Owl Butterfly and Longwing, to name a few. Housing some of the largest and rarest specimens, the vibrant assortment paints a picture of paradise.