Open Seasonally May 15 – October 15
Surround yourself in serenity by visiting Airlie’s 2,700-square foot native butterfly house. Butterflies, all native to North Carolina, can be found flying about inside this open-air structure. Species like: Giant Swallowtail, Monarch, Gulf Fritillary and Red Admiral. Rules of the butterfly house
Hundreds of butterflies, all native to North Carolina, can be found flying about inside this open-air structure. Species like:
- Giant Swallowtail
- Gulf Fritillary
- Red Admiral
- and many MORE
Summer Butterfly Releases- You are invited to take part in a butterfly release. An educator will be in our native Butterfly House discussing the butterfly life cycle and the different types of butterflies in the House that week. Butterflies will then be released into the Butterfly House. In case of rain, we will have an educator in our classroom, and guests will still be able to observe butterflies.
When: June 4th- September 3rd: Tuesdays at 2 p.m.
Admission: Included in garden admission no pre-registration required. Check in at the Garden Services Center at arrival. Free for Airlie Members.
Who: All ages welcome! Children under the age of 14 must be supervised by an adult.