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Butterfly Pavilion will be closing early for Private Events on 12/10/2022 and 12/15/2022 at 3:00pm with last admission at 2:15pm.

Exhibits

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.

Wings of the Tropics

Walk among free-flying butterflies in a tropical paradise.

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.

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.

Offsite Exhibits

Upcoming Events

Butterfly Pinning 101

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Beekeeping Bootcamp

At Butterfly Pavilion
Typically held on Saturdays. Work alongside Butterfly Pavilion beekeeping experts and other beginner beekeepers, developing the skills necessary to achieve thriving beehives. Beekeeping Bootcamp is taught by a qualified beginning beekeeper class instructor through the Colorado State Beekeeping Association (CSBA)!
Register for 2023 Individual Workshops

Macro Photography

Classes typically are held on Saturdays. Whether you’re a paparazzo or can’t figure out your camera phone, join expert photographer Bob Krugmire for hands-on instruction that will teach you to maximize the potential of your camera!
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Blog

November 28, 2022
By Shae Porter

The Great Tarantula “Mate-Gration”

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November 9, 2022
By Shae Porter

Cultural conservation: extinction of a different kind

It is ultimately our ties with the natural world around us that may push us to save it. By: Shiran Hershcovich, Lepidopterist Manager at Butterfly Pavilion
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October 3, 2022
By Shae Porter

Butterfly Pavilion’s Trip to Tanzania

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