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Flight of the Butterflies


Flight of the Butterflies has concluded its run at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Flight of the ButterfliesThe monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent, with pinpoint navigational accuracy, to a secluded place it has never been before. Flight of the Butterflies tells the remarkable true story of the 40 year-long quest of one scientist—and a legion of citizen scientists he recruited from around North America to help him—to find the monarch's secret winter hideaway.

Discover the story of the monarch's astonishing metamorphosis and perilous journey as only the Omnitheater's 90 foot domed screen can tell it. A story of magnificent transformation and the triumph of a lifetime's work, the Washington Post calls it "…reminiscent of March of the Penguins in its ability to tug at the heartstrings." See Flight of the Butterflies and feel the flutter yourself.

Run Time: 45 minutes

View the Trailer

audio description

Audio Description is available for this Omnitheater film.

rear projection captioning

Rear Projection Captioning is available for this Omnitheater film.

En Espanol

Headphones are available to listen to this Omnitheater film in Spanish.

Please inquire at the box office on level 5 or call (651) 221-9444.


Presented by:
U.S. Bank

Premier Partners:
Science Museum Premier Partners

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