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Looking to visit Butterfly Pavilion during the week? Come in after 1:00 p.m. for a quieter experience!

Exhibits

Origins

Discover the fascinating world of genetic building blocks and their role in shaping animal diversity.

Live Chrysalis Camera

See butterflies as they emerge in Butterfly Pavilion’s Wings of the Tropics with our high-definition zoo cams and live feeds.

Wings of the Tropics

Walk among free-flying butterflies in a tropical paradise.

Colorado Backyard

This immersive 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.

Survival

Transport yourself to the Survival exhibit, 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

Experience the wonder of Colorado’s wild invertebrates! The outdoor gardens at Butterfly Pavilion are designed to provide habitat for native invertebrates with a focus on native pollinators, while also providing four-season beauty and a place to wander, relax, and learn.

Upcoming Events

Butterfly Pavilion’s Adult Pride Night

June 20, 2024, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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Father's Day Pollinator Project!

Join us this Father's Day to celebrate Dad and our pollinator friends by building a Pollinator Hotel at Butterfly Pavilion!
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Volunteer for Pollinators 2024

May 18, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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Blog

May 17, 2023
By Shae Porter

Miller Moth Migration

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May 6, 2024
By Jennifer Quermann

Breakthrough Legislation: Colorado Officially Recognizes Invertebrates as Wildlife

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May 1, 2024
By Lindsey Hoffman

Impact Beyond the Numbers: How We’re Restoring Urban Prairies

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April 30, 2024
By Hannah Hitchcock

Cicada-geddon

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