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

Annual memberships are made of countless learning opportunities and memories.

That's not all, here are some more benefits:

  • Free unlimited admission
  • Guest passes and discounted guest admissions
  • Exclusive VIP Event Access to Events and Sneak Peeks
    • Discounted & early access to special programs and classes
    • Exclusive member-only events
  • 10% off of all 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
  • Your membership is tax-deductible
  • Unforgettable 1-to-1 animal encounters
  • A community built around conservation, inspiration, and education


Winter Membership Sale

For a limited time only, our highly anticipated Winter Membership Sale is back!

Take 25% off the cost of a Butterfly Pavilion Membership when you buy new or renew online.

**In-person membership sales will receive 20% off their purchase. Sale does not include the Combo Membership with the Children’s Museum


Individual Membership $50 $37.50

One adult | 2 one-time use guest passes | $2 off general admission for additional guests each visit.

Just for Two Membership $70 $52.50

One adult plus one guest | 2 one-time use guest passes | $2 off general admission for additional guests each visit.

Family Membership $100 $75

Two adults and up to four children | 3 one-time use guest passes | $2 off general admission for additional guests each visit.

Family Plus Membership $150 $112.50

Two adults and up to six children plus two unnamed guests | 3 one-time use guest passes | 50% off general admission for additional guests each visit.

Children’s Museum Combo Membership $220

Two favorite cultural attractions have teamed up to offer you two great membership packages at one low price! Add an unnamed guest for $36 to make it a Combo Plus membership for $256. Two named adults and up to six named children in the same household | 2 one-time use guest passes for each facility | $2 off general admission for additional guests each visit.

PACE  Membership $250 $187.50

The perfect membership for those who want the best of both worlds – our PACE (Pollinator Awareness Through Conservation and Education) membership level offers not only membership benefits but also supports Butterfly Pavilion’s pollinator conservation efforts! Four adults and up to six children plus two unnamed guests | 4 one-time use guest passes | 50% off general admission for additional guests each visit.

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Butterfly Pavilion memberships are tax-deductible. As a nonprofit organization, the Butterfly Pavilion is required by the IRS to provide written disclosure of the fair market value of benefits received. The maximum tax-deductible portion of memberships is as follows: Individual $50; Just for Two $70, Family $100 , Family and Friends $150; PACE $250, Combo Membership $220.

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.

Join as a New Member
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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.

Renew Your Membership

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.

Gift A Membership


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.

Pollinator Place

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. ​

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.


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.

Outdoor Gardens

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.

Upcoming Events

Tiny Transformations Homeschool Day

Discover how invertebrates grow by exploring their life cycles! Learn how these animals transform through engaging classes, crafts, and activities.
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Virtual Beekeeping Bootcamp 2024

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Free Invertebrate Investigator Classes (K-12th grade)

Every Monday
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.