Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion, Philadelphia

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  • visited to take some photographs on a saturday am by myself. This is not a super high tech place but is in an older building that definitely needs some influx of money to upgrade facilities HOWEVER, b...  more »
  • The 2 floor insectarium was a disappointment. a few tarantulas, MANY stick bugs, fishtanks, frogs, a snake, dead bugs, some broken in cases, a giant yellowjacket display, poorly kept. HOWEVER...the BU...  more »
  • We spent an amazing afternoon there! This place is not much advertised; we found it accidentally and were pleasantly surprised that it is very close to our house! We were greeted by a man with a snake...  more »
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  • Wonderful Venue. Was here with 30 other adults for a wedding shower. Everything was beautiful. The guides were great. The insects awesome! And the butterfly Pavilion was the best I've ever been to. Multiple different types of butterflies, and many breaking out of their pupae. I look forward to bringing my family back here.
  • Fantastic! Blew away expectations. Huge butterfly area with hundreds of them flitting around you. Two packed floors of amazing insects and some small amphibious & reptilian critters. Also a few crawling/climbing spots. Friendly, knowledgeable staff, one of whom took many critters out for us to hold or pet. My kid held a hissing cockroach, a tarantula, a whip scorpion and a gecko. So worth it. We'll be back! Maybe for a birthday party.
  • Amazing. We held a bridal party at the insectariun without any troubles. We had a lunch, opened gifts, had a wonderful tour with all of the wonderful creepy crawlies, and ended with the butterfly room. I loved this experience. John was so helpful and so full of knowledge. I would reccomend this business for all of your party needs and educational needs. Kid friendly and adult friendly. 5 stars easily.
  • A pretty cool little museum. They have a giant butterfly/moth room with hundreds of live butterflies and moths flying around. The rest of the museum includes a fascinating assortment of living fish, arthropods and lizards, in addition to a collection of preserved insects on display. It is a bit pricy, in my opinion. However, I do believe they offer a discount for kids, which is quite fortunate because I think most kids anywhere from 3yo to adolescents would love it.
  • If you are looking for something fun that is out of the ordinary, this is definitely a worthwhile trip. Staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. A great time was had by all!

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