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Exhibits

Colorado Backyard

Butterfly Pavilion's newest interactive exhibit will connect guests to the rich and diverse life that surrounds us, and inspire a greater commitment to conserve all of our natural treasures in Colorado and beyond. Coming March 23, 2019!

Wings of the Tropics

Walk among free-flying butterflies in a tropical paradise.

Crawl-A-See-Em

Transport yourself to the Crawl-A-See-Em, home of Rosie the tarantula and other small wonders! Explore and learn about dozens of species of arthropods. Sharpen your observation skills as you discover animals hidden in their native habitats.

Water’s Edge

Explore the incredible diversity of underwater invertebrates.

Outdoor Gardens & Nature Trails

Explore the lifecycle of a Colorado ecosystem.

Daily Programs & Showtimes

There’s always something new to discover at Butterfly Pavilion! Join Butterfly Pavilion’s interpretive specialists to learn more about the amazing plants and animals at the zoo. Daily programs can include feeding demonstrations, animal encounters, guided tours, and interactive presentations.

Butterflies at Chatfield

This seasonal habitat at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms is home to hundreds of native Colorado butterflies such as swallowtails, monarchs, mourning cloaks and painted ladies. Butterflies at Chatfield is a partnership between Denver Botanic Gardens and Butterfly Pavilion.

Upcoming Events

Rainforest Yoga for Families

with Palangi Fit
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Travel the World with Butterfly Pavilion

Costa Rica Explorer
December 6-14th 2019, join us on the trip of a lifetime. Far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, immerse yourself in this lush ecosystem as we discover tropical butterflies, birds, plants, lizards, sloths and more!
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Low Sensory Mornings

Join us for a low-sensory morning with natural light, quiet tones, and limited admission
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Blog

September 25, 2018
By Butterfly Pavilion

We Believe in the Power of Invertebrates

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February 20, 2019
By Butterfly Pavilion

Colorado’s Butterfly Pavilion Weighs in on Insect Population Declines

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February 20, 2019
By Butterfly Pavilion

A Response to Article: Why insect populations are plummeting – and why it matters

What should we make of the news that insect populations are in decline?
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February 11, 2019
By Butterfly Pavilion

Butterflies and Birthdays

Two Colorado Non-Profits Join Forces to Give Parties to Local Kids in Need
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