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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.

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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

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 $95 , Family and Friends $150; Science and Conservation $210, Combo Membership $180.

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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Colorado Backyard

Butterfly Pavilion's newest interactive 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.


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.

Outdoor Gardens & Nature Trails

Explore the lifecycle of a Colorado ecosystem.

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.

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

Great Pollinator Count

Discover pollinator’s right here in our backyard while participating in a citizen science project.
Discover pollinator’s right here in our backyard while participating in a citizen science project. Join us at Butterfly Pavilion and observe pollinators in action, make a beeswax candle and get pollinator friendly seeds to plant at home.
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Insectival: Rosie the Tarantula's 24th Birthday Bash

July 13, 2019 from 9 am - 5 pm
Play, bounce, dance and discover at this family-friendly carnival celebrating Butterfly Pavilion’s 24 years protecting nature’s hidden heroes – invertebrates!
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Free Outdoor Movie Night - SOLD OUT

Friday, June 21, 2019 6 pm
Celebrate National Pollinator Week with the whole family with a kid-friendly film shown out on the lawn at Butterfly Pavilion!