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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

Pollinator Plant Sale

Bring nature and fun to your home with a Butterfly Pavilion Pollinator Plant Pack.
There’s no better way to stay happy and healthy than to dig in the dirt and help something grow.

Who Needs a Habitat? (K-3rd grade suggested)

April 21st, 22nd & 23rd at 11 am
Join us for a virtual learning series, all about habitats!
Click here to register

The Coral Connection (all ages)

April 14th, 15th & 16th at 11 am
Join us for a virtual learning series, all about coral!
Click here to register

Blog

September 25, 2018
By Butterfly Pavilion

We Believe in the Power of Invertebrates

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May 27, 2020
By Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion’s Dr. Rich Reading Honored by Mongolian Government

Butterfly Pavilion’s Dr. Rich Reading Honored by Mongolian Government
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April 28, 2020
By Butterfly Pavilion

What is the difference between an invertebrate and a vertebrate? [With Examples]

What is the difference between an invertebrate and a vertebrate? [With Examples]
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April 27, 2020
By Butterfly Pavilion

What is a pollinator?

What is a pollinator?
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