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Butterfly Pavilion will be closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays until further notice. To learn more about our operating variance with the State of Colorado, click here.

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First Entry 9:00 am
Last Entry 4:00 pm
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Today's Hours
First Entry 9:00 am
Last Entry 4:00 pm

Exhibits

Live Chrysalis Camera

See butterflies as they emerge in Butterfly Pavilion’s Wings of the Tropics!

Colorado Backyard

Butterfly Pavilion's newest interactive exhibit connects guests to the rich and diverse life that surrounds us, and inspires a greater commitment to conserve all of our natural treasures in Colorado and beyond.

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.

Upcoming Events

Winter Camps at Butterfly Pavilion

Explore the world of invertebrates with Butterfly Pavilion this Winter!
Register For Winter Camps

2021 Summer Camps at Butterfly Pavilion

6/1 - 8/13
Explore the world of invertebrates this summer with Butterfly Pavilion in a series of hands on summer camp programs that your kids will love!
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Spring Break Camps: Colorado Ecosystems

March 22nd - April 2nd
Discover the incredible plants & invertebrates that inhabit our local Colorado ecosystems!
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Blog

September 25, 2018
By Butterfly Pavilion

We Believe in the Power of Invertebrates

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January 8, 2021
By Butterfly Pavilion

Monarch Populations and the ESA Listing Designation

Monarch Populations and the ESA Listing Designation
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December 29, 2020
By Butterfly Pavilion

An Update on Butterfly Pavilion Operating Hours from CEO Patrick Tennyson

An Update on Butterfly Pavilion Operating Hours from CEO Patrick Tennyson
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November 20, 2020
By Butterfly Pavilion

Visit Colorado’s Butterfly Pavilion and name their newest animal during a one-of-a-kind octopus occasion!

Visit Colorado’s Butterfly Pavilion and name their newest animal during a one-of-a-kind octopus occasion!
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