Cockrell Butterfly Center

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The Cockrell Butterfly Center and Brown Hall of Entomology provide entertainment and education for the whole family. Walk through a living butterfly habitat, marvel at spectacular live and preserved specimens of some of the world’s largest and weirdest arthropods, and enjoy interactive games and quizzes.


Rainforest Conservatory

Enter a stunning, three-story glass structure built around a 50-foot waterfall! This simulated tropical rainforest is filled with exotic plants…

Brown Hall of Entomology

The Cockrell Butterfly Center is well known for its gorgeous walk-through butterfly habitat, but there is much more to explore…


Pollinator Gardening

Gardening with butterflies and other pollinators in mind has exploded in the past decade or so, and there are many…

Wing It!

Come fly away into the world of butterflies this summer at the Cockrell Butterfly Center with Wing it! Introduce yourself…

Friday Feeding Frenzy

Leave your table manners at the door during the Friday Feeding Frenzy at the Cockrell Butterfly Center. Watch our staff…


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HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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