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Nevada Bugs and Butterflies Reno

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Nevada Bugs and Butterflies
413 Matterhorn Blvd
Reno
NV
89506
Tel: 775 276 1393

Directions

They are just 20 minutes north of downtown Reno

Where are we going today?

Love bugs? Great - because so do we! And so do Nevada Bugs and Butterflies, which is perfect for giving kids that hands-on experience with these weird and wonderful creatures.

Kids can come face to face with Northern Nevada's native insects, and see how they move, and life - right in front of their eyes! It's a place where kids can get excited about the environment, and science! 

The goal of Nevada Bugs and Butterflies is to make science accessible, and they aim to empower kids to really learn all about their world around them. They can learn how important insects are to their daily lives, and the whole circle of life across the globe!

Nevada Bugs and Butterflies feature a beautiful butterfly house, where you can actually walk through these colorful creatures, and an outdoor science center.

The Butterfly House features butterflies and caterpillars that are native to Nevada, as well as beautiful pollinator plants, vegetables and fruits. There are live insects to hold, and to watch, and great science activities with biologists so kids can really get inspired to learn!

There is an organic garden too, where you can just immerse yourselves in nature, art and science!

So kids, are you excited to have a day with not only the family, but the weird and wonderful insects that can be found all across the state?

Best of all - it's FREE, which means literally everyone can enjoy this wonderful experience - so let's go!

 

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How much does it cost?

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  • ChildrenFree
LAST UPDATED 2016

When can we go?

10am - 3pm Thurs - Sat

Mid-June to late Sept, closed July 4th

Teachers corner

Group visits are FREE and all you need to do is book ahead! Groups are limited to 20-25 kids. You need at least 3 adults with the group.

I'm Hungry!

Why not grab something in the area, there are plenty of options!.

Healthy Eating!

They have water on site.

Any Top Tips?

It's an outdoor experience, so dress accordingly!.

Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to discuss the accessibility of the experience if you have any questions!.

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