Catch The Secret World of Butterflies at Auckland Museum!


Don’t miss the incredible “Secret World of Butterflies” exhibition at Auckland Museum from 9 June 2018.

Thousands of stunning butterflies from around the world will go on display for the first time in! Be amazed by colour and patterns that reveals unbelievable butterfly facts and is packed full of interactive activities.

Zoom in on a digital monarch, crawl through our large-scale caterpillar, take a butterfly selfie, and create your very own butterfly and unleash it into a magical digital garden.

Secret World of Butterflies explores the science of butterflies such as metamorphosis, anatomy and habitat and is perfect for young explorers and lovers of the natural world.

This exhibition is made possible by the generous donation of Ray Shannon’s entire collection of 13,000 butterflies in 2008 and is supported by the R.T. Shannon Memorial Trust.

Find out more about the exhibition here -