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Please be advised: Butterfly Pavilion will be closing early on Saturday, December 9th at 4:00p with last admission at 3:15p.

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.

Colorado Backyard features indoor play structures, live animals, a virtual reality experience and a rotating exhibit area.

Learn about the important roles invertebrates play in your backyard

Explore unique invertebrate habitats in Colorado’s ecosystems

Immerse yourself in a world right below your feet and outside your door

Click here for a full list of daily programs and showtimes in our exhibits.


Special Thanks to our Exhibit Sponsors.

Special Thanks to our TV Sponsor.