Our museums will be closed until further notice to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Our first priority is the well-being and safety of our guests, staff and volunteers. Stay up to date with NHMLAC's response to COVID-19.​​​ Nuestros museos estarán cerrados hasta nuevo aviso para minimizar la propagación del COVID-19. Ve la respuesta de NHMLAC ante el coronavirus (COVID-19).

What Just Flew by My Window?

It's butterfly migration season again!

painted lady butterfly on flower

We'll share how to spot a painted lady butterfly, why they are migrating through our neighborhoods, and how you can contribute to community science by counting the butterflies fluttering past your window.

Download the butterflies scavenger hunt PDF here to help in your search.

Learn more from our expert entomologists and download our handy counting guide!