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Instituto Butantan is located on a large green campus with an area of approximately 80 hectares (800,000 m2), and attracts over 150,000 visitors per year, making it one of the main tourist attractions in the city of São Paulo. Its buildings, some of which are historic, house research laboratories, vaccine and serum production plants, a library and museums focused on educational and cultural activities. Besides the accumulation of a hundred years' experience in the development of research and biopharmaceutical production, it maintains exhibits in the Biological, Historical and Microbiology Museums.

Horário de funcionamento do parque

The park operates every day from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*Entrance to the park is free.


  • parking
  • free for automobiles
  • there are spaces exclusively for buses next to the Microbiology Museum
  • snack bar 
  • Mondays: 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday-Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • public bathrooms are beside the Biological Museum

museum hours

Tuesday-Sunday; 9:00 a.m.-4:45 pm.

ticket office hours 

Tuesday-Sunday; 8:45 a.m.-4:00 pm.


Instituto Butantan only has one system for ticket collection. Tickets acquired at the park ticket office grant admission to the Butantan's three museums. The images printed on the tickets are collectibles that include information about science, history and environment.


R$ 6,00
children ages 7 years and older R$ 2,50
students*​ R$ 2,50
senior citizens (above 60 years of age) exempt
public school groups with appointments exempt


tickets for special activities offered by the Biological Museum and the Microbiology Museum

students R$ 12,00
students (public schools) exempt
accompanying professor/teacher (only one)  exempt​

schedulink group visits procedure

Prior to setting an appointment, please register  here​