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Become a member today and BE THE FIRST to experience our newest interactive exhibit – Colorado Backyard. Learn, explore and immerse yourself in the diverse life that surrounds us through play structures, incredible live animals, touch experiences, virtual reality and more.

But that’s not all. Members enjoy unlimited admission to exhibits all year, discounts on programs and classes, members-only sneak peeks and appreciation events. Perfect for young scientists, families, friends or individuals looking to discover the wonder of invertebrates – nature’s hidden heroes.

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Individual Membership

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

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Just for Two

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

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Family Membership

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

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Family Plus Membership

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

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Combo Membership with Children's Museum of Denver Marsico Campus

Two favorite cultural attractions have teamed up to offer you two great membership packages at one low price! ($45 value). Add an unnamed guest for $36 to make it a Combo Plus membership for $216. 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

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Science and Conservation Membership

Three named adults and up to six named children plus two unnamed guests | 4 one-time use guest passes | 50% off general admission for additional guests each visit

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Exhibits

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.

Crawl-A-See-Em

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!