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.
Explore the incredible world of pollinators and how their survival ensures our own. Learn the importance of these impactful invertebrates and how they shape ecosystems and economies.
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.
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.
Explore the incredible diversity of underwater invertebrates.
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.
Tiny Transformations Homeschool Day
Discover how invertebrates grow by exploring their life cycles! Learn how these animals transform through engaging classes, crafts, and activities.
Virtual Beekeeping Bootcamp 2024
Free Invertebrate Investigator Classes (K-12th grade)
Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Premium Outlets (DPO) are delighted to announce FREE STEAM education to J27 and Adams 12 school districts as part of an innovative partnership dedicated to educating the community about the crucial role of pollinators in our world.
August 23, 2023
By Hannah Levinson
Honey Bees and Native Bees – What’s the Difference?
August 11, 2023
By Shae Porter
Humans and Honey Bees – A Relationship Spanning Thousands of Years
August 1, 2023
By Shae Porter
What is a Honey Bee?