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Choose the Butterfly Pavilion Membership that's right for you!

Whether you're an individual, family, family and friends, have a young scientist on your hands, or are looking for the perfect gift, we have the right membership for you.

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Your All-Access Pass to Discovery

A Butterfly Pavilion zoo membership opens the door to science learning, invertebrate exploration and year-round entertainment that will engage and inspire.

Butterfly Pavilion membership includes:

  • Unlimited admission all year
  • Guest passes and discounted guest admission rates
  • VIP access to events and special sneak peeks
  • Exclusive promotions and sales
  • 10% off gift shop purchases and concessions
  • 10% discount on all camps and programs for kids and adults
  • 10% discount on birthday parties and private event rentals


Become a Member of Butterfly Pavilion for the very first time

Whether you're an individual looking to expand your horizons, or a family of invertebrate enthusiasts, a Butterfly Pavilion membership makes so much sense. Sure, you'll have access to the zoo, discounts in the gift shop, and exclusive access to member events, but you'll know you are helping to support the conservation and research our team conducts around the corner and around the globe.

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Renew your membership to Butterfly Pavilion

Your continued support is critical as we continue to lead invertebrate conservation and research programs all around the world. This important work depends on support from our members, and the community. Renewing your membership with Butterfly Pavilion is one step you can take to making sure these tiny giants are around to bring balance to the world.

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Give the gift of over 5,000 invertebrates and a world of wonder

A Butterfly Pavilion Membership makes the perfect gift. It comes with hours of entertainment and education, as well as the knowledge that you helped support the conservation and research work that we are doing all around the globe.

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Wings of the Tropics

Walk among free-flying butterflies in a tropical paradise.


Transport yourself to the Crawl-A-See-Em, 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.

Invertebrate World

Immerse yourself in an explosion of invertebrate diversity.

Outdoor Gardens & Nature Trails

Explore the lifecycle of a Colorado ecosystem.

Spineless Spotlights

There’s always something new to discover with our daily programming. Whether your child loves art, stories, science or nature, our daily programming is packed with fun, learning and surprises. Our programs are interactive and appropriate for all ages.

Butterflies at Chatfield

This seasonal habitat at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms is home to hundreds of native Colorado butterflies such as swallowtails, monarchs, mourning cloaks and painted ladies. Butterflies at Chatfield is a partnership between Denver Botanic Gardens and Butterfly Pavilion.

Upcoming Events

Talking Toxic with Dr. Justin Schmidt - October 18

Presentation and book signing.
From 6:30 - 8:30 pm, meet the man who was stung by 83 different species for science!
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Indoor Trick-or-Treating - October 20 & 21

Safe, indoor trick-or-treating throughout Butterfly Pavilion exhibits.
From 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, come dressed in your best costumes to trick-or-treat through exhibits and enjoy free candy, prizes and crafts.
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Bugtober: Toxic Terrors - October 1 - 31

Special exhibits showcasing impressive toxic animals and plants.
Overwhelming pain, paralysis, death in a matter of minutes. Real peril lurks with the fangs, barbs and stingers of the spineless. Move over sharks – these animals give danger a whole new meaning.
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