Why Donate?

The Butterfly House & Aquarium is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving the vital building blocks of life 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!


Why Donate Education Category Block


Since 2002, over one million visitors from have explored natural wonders you can’t find naturally in South Dakota. We inspire generations of lifelong learners and look forward to bringing in even more with our expanded facility.
Why Donate Conservation Category Block


Our planet is changing. Everything from the oceans to the wildflowers is different from it was just one generation ago. Through interactive experiences with the ocean and rainforest, we inspire our landlocked guests to conserve our natural world.
Why Donate Economic Category Block


One-third of our visitors come from over 50 miles away, bringing people and dollars into the area. As we expand our facility, the economic impact the Butterfly House & Aquarium will only increase.


Make a donation to the Butterfly House & Aquarium today.