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Sertoma Butterfly House & Purdy Marine Cove

Sioux Falls, SD

Soar High!
Walk with over 800 free-flying butterflies from around the world in our year-round tropical Butterfly House!

Dive Deep!
Visit our Purdy Marine Cove and see hundreds of vibrant marine animals in nearly 2,500 gallons of saltwater and freshwater aquariums.

Travelers, Did you know:
The Sertoma Butterfly House is a perfect location for a rest stop as you travel across South Dakota. With shopping, gas, a variety of fast food and casual dining, lodging, a city park and a wildlife sanctuary between 0 and 1.5 miles of the facility, exit 77 from I29 provides the greatest number of choices for travelers than any other exit for nearly 200 miles - in all directions.

These same amenities make the Sertoma Butterfly House and Purdy Marine Cove a perfect Staycation destination.

Hours of Operation:
Memorial Day - Labor Day 10:00am-6:00pm Monday - Saturday
11:00am-5:00pm Sunday
Winter Hours:
10:00am - 4:00pm Monday-Saturday
1:00pm-4:00pm Sunday

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Southeast Region

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4320 S. Oxbow Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57106






Phone: 605-334-9466

Fax: 605-334-9662

Toll Free: 800-349-4152


Family, Wildlife Viewing, Outdoor Photography, Meetings, Retail, Specialty

Summer Hours (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Monday - Saturday- 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Winter Hours (Labor Day through Memorial Day)
Monday - Saturday 10a.m. - 4p.m.
Sunday  - 1p.m. - 4p.m.

Infant (0-2): Free     •     Child (3-4): $3.00
Youth (5-12): $5.50     •     Adult (13-59): $8.50
Senior (60-91): $7.00     •     Senior Plus (92+): Free
(plus sales tax for all admission prices)

AAA Members present your card for $1.00 off admission.
Discounted rates available for groups or schools with 10 or more paid admissions, and you must make a reservation ahead of time.

Architectural Style


Attraction Category

Aquarium Park

Pet Policies

Working animals only

Property Amenities

Group Friendly

Reference Point Category Code

Shopping center

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