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Natural History Society of Maryland

Private Tour of Hershey Gardens & Butterfly Atrium and Lab

  • 09 Apr 2022
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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In 1937, Milton Hershey had built a 3.5 acre rose garden. Today, it is a 23-acre paradise full of education and wonder. Features include 11 themed garden, a children’s garden, conservatory, the welcome pavilion, educational and horticultural wing, garden shop, bugzone, and the butterfly atrium.

NHSM has the opportunity to explore all that Hershey Gardens’ attractions including the Butterfly Atrium, The Atrium is home to a multitude of local and international species. Species change throughout the year, with over 300 species possible in any given year. Possible species include common morpho, pearl charaxes, great Mormon, leopard lacewing, paperkite, postman, common birdwing, and great orange tip.

After hours, we will be embark on a behind the scenes tour of the atrium and it’s corresponding lab. Enjoy the luxury of a small group led by a seasoned staff member.

The Natural History Society of Maryland is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and contributions are tax-deductible.

The mission of the Natural History Society of Maryland is to foster stewardship of Maryland’s natural heritage by conserving its natural history collections, educating its citizenry, and inspiring its youth to pursue careers in the natural sciences.

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