Butterfly Pavilion | Kids Out and About Denver

Butterfly Pavilion

6252 West 104th Ave.
Westminster , CO , 80020
Phone: 303-469-5441
39° 53' 13.4772" N, 105° 3' 59.274" W
Contact name: 
Brittany Oram
Ages for which our activities are most appropriate: 
At the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster step to Water’s Edge and see an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail! Looking for a cool spot to host a birthday party? Look no further, we’ve got you covered! Butterfly Pavilion offers a one-of-a-kind, immersive birthday party that will thrill kids and take the pressure off busy parents. No extra stress for you – from set up to clean up, a team member will guide you through the process, and ensure a memorable experience for everyone! All birthday party packages include exhibit access for your party.

We are an Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited nonprofit invertebrate zoo home to thousands of animals from all over the world! Experience our indoor tropical conservatory with over 1,600 free-flying butterflies, hold Rosie our famous tarantula, explore incredible adaptations of sea stars, bees, beetles, spiders, and so much more!

We work to foster an appreciation of invertebrates by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation.


General Information

General Admission
Adults – $14.50
Adult–Westminster Resident* – $11.00
Seniors (65+) – $12.50
Children (2-12) – $9.50
Children (under 2)** – FREE

Butterfly Pavilion is conveniently located just 15 minutes from downtown Denver off Hwy 36 at 104th Avenue.

Hours of Operation

Butterfly Pavilion is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., year round.*

We are open seven days a week, with the last entrance is at 4:15 p.m.

*We are closed on the following days: 
Fourth Thursday of November – Thanksgiving Day

December 25th – Christmas Day

*We close early on the following days: 
December 24th – Christmas Eve, Last entrance at 12:15 PM, closing at 1:00 PM

December 31st – New Year’s Eve, Last entrance at 2:15 pm, closing at 3:00 PM

*We open late on the following days: 
January 1st – New Year’s Day, First entrance at 11:00 AM

Open hours: 
Sunday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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