Butterflies and Moths Go Free 2012

February 15, 2012  •  Leave a Comment

From February 16 to April 29, 2012, the Main Exhibition Greenhouse and the Ferns Greenhouse of the Montreal Botanical Garden host the 15th edition of Butterflies Go Free. That’s right the 2012 edition of Butterflies go free will be featured in two separate greenhouses this year. Visitors to this special edition of Butterflies Go Free will discover species of butterflies with day or night behavior. Come admire over 2,000 butterflies and moths flying about in the two Botanical Garden greenhouses (the Main Exhibition Greenhouse and the Fern Greenhouse).


Pictures from our Gallery Featuring Butterflies from 2011



Bug Bites Butterflies Go Free*

In a greenhouse filled with tropical butterflies… a short presentation arrives just in time to answer the most frequent questions that pop to mind when observing these amazing insects. Don’t miss it! Main Greenhouse at the Botanical Garden 10:00 & 11:00 a.m., noon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 p.m Duration : 5 minutes

* Bug Bites are presented in English on request, following the French presentation


Two different experiences – like night and day! [2012 Brochure]
List of species included in the 2012 Butterfly Go Free Event [Insectarium website]
For teachers: Butterflies Go Free, Students at Work! [Insectarium website]


Butterflies and Moths Go Free 2012

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday
Open Mondays :
February 27, March 5 and April 9
Open during Easter weekend

Montréal Botanical Garden
4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
Montréal (Québec)
Canada, H1X 2B2
Pie-IX Metro station
Telephone: 514 872-1400

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