Attractions April 08, 2021
The Butterfly Pavilion In Colorado Is Home To The State’s Largest Butterfly House
In the springtime, it is common to see beautiful butterflies of nearly every color flying through the air, which Coloradans look forward to every year! Once the migration ends, however, what are Coloradans to do? Why visit the unique Butterfly Pavilion (AKA Colorado’s largest butterfly house), of course!
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Located in the Denver suburb of Westminster, the Butterfly Pavilion is a truly one-of-kind oasis that is on a mission to "transform the way people think about invertebrates."
Billed as being the first stand-alone non-profit invertebrate zoo in the world, the Butterfly Pavilion gives its guests a unique look into the countless kinds of invertebrates via a knowledgeable staff and hands-on exhibits.
When you enter the Butterfly Pavilion, you will be immediately immersed in more creepy crawlies than you have ever seen, thanks to the Crawl-A-See-Em and its dozens of invertebrates (including the iconic Rosie the Terrantula)!
After visiting the resident roaches and bees, it is time to journey to the Water's Edge, which is home to everything from a baby octopus to horseshoe crabs and starfish.
Now for the moment you have been waiting for: the awe-inspiring Wings of the Tropics and its thousands of free-roaming butterflies!
In addition to the beautiful butterflies, the 7,200 square-foot Wings of the Tropics is also home to more than 200 plant species from around the world, as well as unique photo opportunities galore.
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General admission to the Butterfly Pavilion is $13 for adults, $11 for seniors, and $9 for children ages 2 to 12.
The Butterfly Pavilion is open every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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here! For even more hands-on zoos around the Centennial State, check out This Colorado Zoo Was Named Among The Best In The Nation And You’ll Want To Visit. Address: Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W 104th Ave, Westminster, CO 80020, USA