PLEASE NOTE: tickets should be purchased in advance.

Flight of the Butterflies

Experience firsthand the beauty of the migration cycle of butterflies.

Available for Groups Only

Where:
The Dome
Tickets:
Additional Ticket Required
Age:
All Ages
Length:
45 minutes
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Migrate with Hundreds of Millions of Monarch Butterflies across North America!

Discover the hideaway of these magnificent creatures – a secret that was unlocked after 40 years of research by Dr. Fred Urquhart. Immerse yourself in this compelling adventure as you find a super generation of butterflies who miraculously travel to a new and remote destination. Experience firsthand the beauty of the migration cycle of butterflies spanning not only thousands of miles but generations!

This film is currently only available for groups. However, this film may become part of the Museum's public film library in the future.

Book your group adventure today and teacher your class about the amazing Monarch butterfly migration. With discounted group rates, groups have the opportunity to schedule exclusive featured shows on Virginia’s largest movie screen.

Groups can add a Dome feature to their visit for just $4 per person. Click here to learn more about our Group Visit Policies.

This feature corresponds with the following SOLs:

  • Kindergarten: 7
  • 1st Grade: 5
  • 2nd Grade: 4 and 5
  • 3rd Grade: 4
  • Life Science: 6

Looking to connect Flight of the Butterflies to your curriculum? Check out this educator's guide for some ideas!