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Caterpillar Lab

Black-spotted Prominent Dasylophia anguina

The Caterpillar Lab returns to the Arboretum September 23–25! Visit the Hunnewell Visitor Center at 125 Arborway from 10:00am–noon and 1:00–4:00pm daily.

The Caterpillar Lab fosters greater appreciation and care for the complexity and beauty of our local natural history through live caterpillar educational programs, research initiatives, and photography and film projects.

Visit their residency at the Arboretum to experience an immersive, interactive exhibit featuring hundreds of native caterpillars at every stage in their life cycles! The Lab offers something for every age group, and will give new insight into the world around us.

Registration is not necessary. Masks are required in the exhibit space. Limits on indoor capacity are in effect and will be monitored.