Visit the Butterfly Enclosure at Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head Is.

The Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Enclosure is now re-opened for the seasoon at the Coastal Discovery Museum! Featuring native butterfly species, this 1,200 square foot outdoor enclosure contains both host and nectar plants to support butterflies throughout their life cycle. Visitors can search for tiny eggs amongst the host plants, watch as caterpillars consume as much as 30 times their own body weight in food, identify species based on the unique chrysalis they form, and observe adult butterflies fluttering throughout the enclosure.
Museum Hours: Monday through Saturday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Sunday 11:00am – 3:00pm
843-689-6767 to confirm the museum is open before making the trip from Savannah.
Coastal Discovery Museum also offers Family Summer Programs including sea turtle walks, blue crab discoveries, fishing camp, Lowcountry animal programs and archaeological digs. Click here for details.

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