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

Explore our immersive exhibits!

Frolic with 1,600 free-flying tropical butterflies in Wings of the Tropics, hold the famous Rosie the tarantula in the Crawl-A-See-Em, dive into the wonder of the of coral reefs and other ocean invertebrates in Water's Edge, and explore the unique and diverse invertebrate habitats that exist here in Colorado.

Butterfly Pavilion features five exhibit areas including four indoor exhibit halls and outdoor gardens and nature trails. Each exhibit features a unique touch experience, live animals, interpretation by our talented exhibit staff and interactive technology that explores science and conservation topics.

Also, 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.

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.

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Wings of the Tropics

Walk among free-flying butterflies in a tropical paradise.

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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.

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Water's Edge

Explore the incredible diversity of underwater invertebrates.

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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.

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Painted lady

Explore our exhibits beyond Butterfly Pavilion's facility!

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