Denver Butterfly Pavillion
6252 W 104 Ave
URL : http://www.butterflies.org
The Butterfly Pavilion combines science education with interactive fun to teach visitors about invertebrates and conservation. Their five immersive exhibits, including their rainforest filled with 1,200 free-flying tropical butterflies, provide a year-round, unforgettable experience. Visitors can get up close and personal with live animals, enjoy daily educational programs, explore the wonder of the outdoors on the nature trail, and discover the newest traveling exhibit.
Butterflies, both tropical and local, are Butterfly Pavillion's specialty! Their Tropical Conservatory, also known as Wings of the Tropics, is home to 1,600 free-flying butterflies from around the globe. From Zebra Longwings to Paper Kite butterflies, Butterfly Pavillion have more than 150 different species at any given time.
Butterfly Pavillion's plant collections provide food and shelter for their butterflies and other invertebrates as well as excellent opportunities to learn about gardening and biology. The Butterfly Pavilion offers fun and educational camps with a focus on invertebrate animals such as insects and spiders. All camps include live animal encounters, outdoor explorations, games, and crafts. Camps are offered during the summer from June to August, as well as on Out of School Days during the school year.