When I entered the Florida Museum of Natural History, I did not really know what I was getting into. I had heard about the experience from other friends, but never really looked into the museum with much detail. To say I was please with my visit would be an understatement. The butterfly rain forest is one of the coolest things I've seen and going through it was very enjoyable.
Nature on Display
The butterfly rain forest thrusts you into nature as soon as you walk into the exhibit. You are surrounded by trees, flowers, and plants and butterflies are absolutely everywhere you look. The pathway dips down into a little stream that is set up and the sound of flowing water is very relaxing. As you walk down the path, you get more and more immersed into nature. Sunlight shines through the cracks of leaving and provides a very heavenly feel. I found this exhibit so appealing because unlike some other exhibits at museums, you are actually in nature. It really feels like you're in a rain forest and it completely immerses you. I really learned a lot about butterflies such they're flying patterns, how they eat and feel, and how they live together. Learning this would have been possible through reading about it, but it was much more interesting actually seeing it. All these factors together made this exhibit very enjoyable.