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Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans has interactive exhibits for insects & more.
If you like insects this is the place for you. You can view3 them up close and even taste a cooked bug from the chefs at the insectarium. The butterfly garden has ponds with fish and benches where you can sit and relax. It is a very peaceful spot.
If you have a few days and a family, purchase the family membership and visit the Aquarium, Zoo, Insectarium, and IMAX Theatre at a fraction of the price. Insectarium located at the end of the Canal Streetcar Line, edge of the French Quarter.
Audubon Buttefly Garden and Insectarium, located in the U.S. Custom House on Canal Street, encourages you to use all five senses as you explore North America’s largest museum devoted to insects and their relatives. You’ll discover why insects are the building blocks of all life on our planet and…
“This is where you can find fish of all types including octopus, sharks, sting rays and many, many more.”
“Plan on a decent amount of time to visit this astounding museum. While there, plan on lunch in the restaurant. You will be pleased with the entire experience. ”
“Many great things to explore here in the historic Upper Audubon neighborhood.”
“If you're traveling with children, then the BRAND NEW Louisiana Children's Museum is can't-miss. It's located in the middle of our beautiful City Park (which also has an art museum, free sculpture garden, miniature golf, a train, and a mini-amusement park). BONUS: The restaurant in the Children's Museum is REALLY GOOD! ”