Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure in Branson, MO

4106 West 76 Country BoulevardBranson, MO 65616
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A tropical-themed attraction featuring a butterfly aviary, a rainforest discovery center and mirror maze, the Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure offers a breathtaking experience for visitors of any age. Guests can enjoy educational videos, interactive activities, and up-close encounters with more than 1,000 colorful live butterflies, exotic live reptiles and amphibians from the rainforest.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • The butterflies will begin to settle in for the evening around 4pm so go early for the most activity.
  • Live butterfly releases daily 10:30am and 1:30pm.
  • Critter Encounters daily at 11am and 2:30pm.
  • Live Music in the Aviary Friday - Monday.
  • Wristbands are good for 3 consecutive days.
  • The view of Branson from the employee parking lot is incredible.
  • Take your time to enjoy the butterflies and all this exhibit has to offer.
  • Wear bright colored clothes as butterflies are attracted to vibrant colors.
  • 45-minute documentary about the monarch migration.
  • Banyan Bungee Adventure.
  • Living Rainforest Science Center.
  • Emerald Forest Mirror Maze.


from Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure
Ready for adventure?

The Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure is a unique tropical experience for all ages. It's an interactive, educational, and entertaining family expedition in Branson, Missouri.

The Butterfly Palace is the perfect memorable event!

Imagine thousands of stunning, exotic butterflies fluttering all around you! Walking among live, tropical butterflies is only one step in your experience at The Butterfly Palace.

Your all-day admission includes our Banyan Tree Bungee Adventure Maze, plus the following:
  • Movie about the incredible Monarch migration

  • Passage to the Living Rainforest Science Center

  • Journey through the Emerald Forest Mirror Maze

  • Unlimited access to experience all of the above as many times as you like!

November 1 – January 1
Thousands of white tropical butterflies take flight during Christmas at The Butterfly Palace. Complete with a live 18-foot tall Poinsettia Christmas Tree, Living Statues of Angels, and traditional holiday music to fill the soul, Christmas at The Butterfly Palace is a unique holiday exhibit the whole family will love.

Reserve Branson Customer Reviews

16 Reviews
Lloyd Fowler
Jonesboro, AR
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Fun for every age"
September, 2018
We had a blast with our 1yr old , 2 yr old, 11 yr old & 14 yr old!! Definitely will be on our to do list next time we travel to branson.
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Diane Van Laar
Decatur, IA
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
August, 2018
Had a great time at the Butterfly Palace! The kids really enjoyed the butterfly and the mirror maze
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Stephanie Morgan
West monroe, LA
5 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure"
June, 2018
My 7 year old daughter loves this place! We have taken her to Branson twice so far and she had to go to the Butterfly palace both times! It is so neat! They even have a mirror maze that's all included in your ticket price (so don't waste your money going to Hannah's Maze of Mirrors----the mirror maze at the Butterfly Palace is way better!).
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Jennifer Clark
Hillsboro, KS
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Lots of fun!"
May, 2018
The Butterfly Palace exceeded my expectations. Our wrist bands were good for three days, but I didn't anticipate going more than once for a couple hours. We ended up going another day as well. All three kids, ages 6, 11, and 14, enjoyed the experience. I recommend participating in their critter chats and butterfly releasing. Both are worth it. We went through the mirror maze dozens of times; the kids really enjoyed it. The butterflies will land on you and your feeding flower. It was a good experience, and if we are in the area again, I know the kids will request another visit!
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Tip: You can't touch the butterflies, but they can touch you. Be sure to keep your wristbands on in case you want to come back another day--you probably will!

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Ross G.
High Ridge, MO
3 Reviews
"Fun activity for all ages"
August, 2017
We took our 3 year old son to see the butterflies at the palace. You are given containers of sweet butterfly food which attracts the beautiful creatures. My son thought that was so fun until one landed on his shirt. He was not so sure what to do when that happened. :)

The Rainforest Science Center was educational. He enjoys seeing and learning about different living things.
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Tip: Allow ample time to see the attraction and visit the excellent gift shop in the lobby.

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Reserve Branson Customer
Edmond, OK
1 Review
Verified Traveler
June, 2016
This was a special place in which we took our granddaughters. They had fun doing the bamboo maze. Then we went into the butterfly area. At first they were scared of the butterflies landing on them on the nectar, but as time progressed they warmed up. It was beautiful and even us adults had a blast. Such beautiful butterflies with exquisite colors. Would highly recommend. There is no time limit as to how long you stay with the butterflies. We also stayed and participated in the release of new butterflies.
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Tip: Be aware the area where the butterflies are is not air conditioned. It is very hot and humid inside.

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Harold Slaughter
Shelbyville, TN
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
June, 2016
We enjoyed this very much.
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Tip: take your time and enjoy these beautiful creatures ! absolutely amazing

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Diana K.
Blue Eye, MO
9 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Butterfly Palace - Wings of Wonderful!"
June, 2016
The Butterfly Palace was a perfect place to take our 7-year-old granddaughter. We all enjoyed the amazing beautifully colored butterflies fluttering about, landing to sip nectar, the birds singing in the tree branches overhead and gorgeous orchids.
Plus the online reservation and voucher process went perfectly?! Better than Expedia
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Tip: Get there at least an hour or more before they close.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
"Great experience,can come several times"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 11, 2018 NEW
It was a wonderful experience, there were lots of rare varieties of butterflies. It was great being able to have them land on you. One fabulous factor was we were able to visit any number of times within a few days. This was great because in Branson there is lots of attractions
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"Most relaxing place in Branson"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 08, 2018 NEW
This place works on so many levels. My grandson enjoyed the active hands-on portion, we enjoyed the educational component, and my parents enjoyed the calm relaxing portion. One can do it all, or just sit and relax to live harp music and watch butterflys land on you. The best part is that one admission fee is good for two days. Don't miss this.
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"A really neat place "
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed December 02, 2018 NEW
My kids loved the butterflies! This is a neat thing to do with your kids. Only downsides- I have a 2 and 5 year old and I was scared to death they were going to break something in the lobby/gift shop. Lots of breakable items for sale. Also, I personally did NOT like the mirror maze. If you are subject to claustrophobia, panic attacks, etc. I would bypass that. You couldn’t pay me to go back in that maze.
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Dallas, Texas
"Early morning visit "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 21, 2018 NEW
We visited as a family with two young boys. They loved to feed the butterflies and the mirror maze. This is the best butterfly place I have ever visited because of feeding the butterflies and the other activities.
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"Butterfly fun"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 19, 2018 NEW
I took a group of students to the butterfly palace and we had a fun time. the butterflies are beautiful and we got to release some into the exhibit. watching them land on your hand and eat the nectur.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure

When is the best time to visit Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure?
Due to their nature, butterflies will settle in for the night starting at approximately 4:00pm. With this in mind, we recommend that families visit during the morning and early afternoon hours.

In addition, live butterfly releases happen daily at 10:30am and 1:30pm along with critter encounters at 11:00am and 2:00pm each day. Families that would like to participate in these events should arrive with enough time to spare before the events.

What is the best way to attract butterflies?

Butterflies love bright colors, so wear bright colored clothing. Also, take your time. If you are patient and careful with the butterflies, you’re bound to have one land on you or come near you.

What does the admission price include?

Admission tickets include:

  • Documentary about the Costa Rica Butterfly Farm
  • Stretching your way through the Banyan Tree Bungee Adventure
  • Passage to the Living Rainforest Science Center
  • Journey through the Emerald Forest Mirror Maze
  • Unlimited access to the Exotic Butterfly Aviary
  • Unlimited to experience all of the above as many times as you like for a span of 3-days.
What are the hours of operation?
We are open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Where is the Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure located?
We are located at 4106 W. Hwy 76, Branson, MO 65616 at the very west end of the Branson Strip.