Visit the Butterfly House at Cox Arboretum


The Butterfly House is open May 1 to October 31, 8 AM to 10 PM

Peak Season is July-August

Knowledgeable volunteers on hand July 5 through August 31:
Mon.-Sat., 10 AM-12 PM
Sun., 12-2 PM

Guided or self-guided tours are available for children and adults. Please call 937-275-PARK (7275) to schedule.

View native-Ohio butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature. The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
  • Location: 6733 Springboro Pike, Cox Arboretum MetroPark, OH
  • Phone: (937) 275-5053
  • Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: Free Event
Visit the Butterfly House at Cox Arboretum