You’ll Want To Plan A Day Trip To Philadelphia's Magical Butterfly House
Can you believe that it’s finally starting to feel like spring? After such a dull, chilly, and drab winter, Philadelphians could really use a splash of spring color. You can find that those vibrant hues in a brightly painted building up in Holmesburg. Philadelphia’s Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion is one of the coolest places you’ll ever visit.
The Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion is located off of I-95, at 8046 Frankford Ave.
You can't miss the beautiful building! It surely stands out in an otherwise plain neighborhood.
One of the reasons so many people visit is to see the Butterfly Pavilion, where fluttering beauties dance around you.
If you're lucky, one will land right on your jacket! Try not to scare it off.
There are many different moth species that are beginning to emerge right now, including this beautiful Lady African Moon Moth.
Look out for these beautiful creatures when you visit.
Look around for the feeding stations - you're sure to spot a few butterflies and moths there.
The knowledgeable butterfly keepers here can tell you a little bit about each species.
The Insectarium offers a feeding station for people, too! Fuel up with coffee, tea, juice, and snacks at their cafe.
The Insectarium hosts conservation events all year long, including their "Milkweed for Monarchs" month in June.
Stop by to pick up milkweed plants to bring home. You might just attract a few butterflies to your own garden!
The Pavilion also offers yoga with the pretty butterflies every Sunday.
Join them for just $10, from 9-10 AM.
Inside the Insectarium, you'll find a world of wonders!
From tiny bigs to enormous tarantulas, snakes, reptilesn and more, anyone who loves creepy crawly critters will feel right at home.
Be sure to visit Trash Dragon!
is his real name! He was found in a dumpster before the Insectarium saved him.
There's always something going on at the Insectarium, so check out their events calendar and plan a visit as soon as possible.
Take a look at the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion
events calendar to help plan your visit.
Butterfly Yoga, Comedy Nights, Pet-Your-Own-Tarantual – no wonder the Insectarium made the top of our list of
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