How to Buy Tickets
Start with general admission:
- If you want to visit Butterflies in Flight or watch a 3D movie, you must also get a general-admission ticket—even when the price is free, as it is for members and Tiny Tots.
- After you have added general admission to your shopping cart, continue shopping and add a special exhibition and/or a 3D movie.
If you have a pass for free general admission (such as the library Nature Card), go ahead and buy other tickets (e.g., 3D movies, special exhibitions, workshops) online here, and then go to the reception desk upon your arrival to get your general admission.
Thursdays, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.:
- General admission is free at this time. You do not need to get general-admission tickets for a visit during this time (and only this time).
- Special-exhibition tickets are required if you would like to visit Butterflies in Flight.
- If this is your first time using this shopping cart, start by activating your account. To do this, complete the Forgot password steps.
- Members need tickets, even when the ticket is free.
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