Capture a little bit of spring with your set of twins, triplets, or higher order multiples and check out the local butterflies are blooming exhibit. Meijer Gardens is now hosting its most popular annual exhibition, Butterflies are Blooming. The event takes place now until April 30.
Visitors to the gardens can experience an extraordinary spring by enjoying the more than 6,000 tropical butterflies that are freely flying in the 15,000-square-foot Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory.
Butterflies are Blooming exhibit features more than 40 different species from areas in the Far East, Africa and Central America. The Meijer Gardens receives hundreds of chrysalises each week. Volunteers and staff at the gardens then sorted, inspected, labeled and pin the chrysalises in the sealed Butterfly Bungalow, located in the tropical conservatory. The chrysalises are visible through a window where your set of twins, triplets, or higher order multiples can witness their magical transformation into butterflies!
During your walk throughout the tropical environment, you and your set of multiples will see butterflies drinking nectar from the flowering plants and feeding stations, landing on and checking out those passing by, and congregating along the stream beds, as well as in flight all around.
During the exhibition, the Lena Meijer Children's Garden also offers special activities. Check out and explore the Children's Garden and all that there is to offer for your set of twins, triplets, or higher order multiples.