Did you know that butterflies, barnacles, spiders, lobsters and millipedes are related? In the Arthropod Zoo you can take a close-up view of these living creatures and find out about the important role they play in our global web of life.
Live butterflies accompany you as you explore the Museum’s Living Conservatory. Filled with tropical plants and animals, the Conservatory recreates the sights, sounds and smells of a dry tropical forest.
Watch the Living Conservatory’s live butterflies as you enjoy a light meal or refreshment in the Acro Café.
The Naturalist Center  is now located on the second floor of the Nature Research Center