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Flight of the Butterflies

Omnitheater Film: October 3 - December 19, 2014

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 to a place it has never known. Follow the monarchs' perilous journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathtaking cinematography from an award-winning team including Oscar® winner Peter Parks. Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find the monarchs' secret hideaway. Unravel the mysteries and experience the Flight of the Butterflies.

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Fall Field Trip Package

Round out your visit to see the Flight of the Butterflies with a visit to the Science Museum's live butterfly habitat. See dozens of species close-up, watch their natural behaviors, and explore their life cycles and how they are supported by their environment. Both delicate and astonishingly complex, live butterflies will provide an unforgettable conclusion to an amazing butterfly experience.

To book a Flight of the Butterflies field trip package, call (651) 221-9444.

For more information, contact School Liaison Kelly Meyer at (651) 265-5975 or