Butterfly Farms Admission

Butterfly Farms is open to the public:

Daily: 10:00am to 3:00pm April through November.  Call for winter hours.

Butterfly Farms and Luca & Micaela Nursery may be closed on the certain holidays,

Call (760) 613-5867 for more information.


  • Members: Free. For information on membership, go here.
  • With an American Horticultural Society (AHS) reciprocal membership card from another institution: Free
  • Children 2 years and under: Free
  • Vivarium visit: $6 per person
  • Active Duty Military Free (must show valid active military I.D.) Family members $3 each
  • Educational workshop group rates: $10 per person
    • Group rates are only valid for groups of 20 or more.
    • Please note that all group visits must be booked a minimum 2 weeks in advance.

Group Visits

Registration Forms


Are you a teacher and interested in bringing your class for one of our interactive workshops?

Please visit our Field Trips/Group Visits</a> page to learn more!

Do you have an AHS reciprocal membership?

If you have an AHS reciprocal membership card from another institution, you’ll receive free admission to Butterfly Farms. For more information on the AHS reciprocal membership program, please visit the American Horticultural Society.