How to Support

The Butterfly House & Aquarium is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving the vital building blocks of sea, sky and land. Our operations are funded entirely by admissions, memberships, gift shop sales and donations. Help us on our mission of inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards!

Ways to Give

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Your contributions help fund the care of the butterfly house and our aquariums, as well as educational and conservation opportunities.
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Amazon Smile

Every time you purchase with Amazon Smile, .5% of your purchase will be donated to the Butterfly House & Aquarium. Your donations aid us on our mission to educate and inspire the next generation of environmental stewards. Thank you!

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Thrivent Financial Members

Are you a member of Thrivent Financial? Thrivent Choice allows eligible benefit members to recommend how Thrivent distributes some of its charitable grant funds. You can direct your Choice Dollars to the Butterfly House & Aquarium! Learn more about Choice Dollars here or contact your Thrivent representative.

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We we are in the midst of The Dakota Aquarium Capital Campaign: The Capital Campaign to Build the Aquarium Sioux Falls Has Been Waiting For.


Volunteering at the Butterfly House & Aquarium is an experience like none other in the area! Our volunteers come from all walks of life and give their time according to what best fits their schedule.