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Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Westminster

Categories: Science Museums, Wildlife Areas, Museums, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web
Learn more about butterflies and invertebrates at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, where you'll be close to over 5,000 small creatures. The pavilion houses a wide variety of spiders, butterflies, marine invertebrates, and other insects. Designed to inspire an appreciation for the small animals, several exhibits are highly interactive. The pavilion's massive tropical rainforest habitat is home to over 1,600 butterflies flying freely throughout the space. In Crawl-A-See-Em, meet a small tarantula named Rosie. Stop by the touch tank in Water's Edge to feel sea stars, horseshoe crabs, and other small sea creatures. Add Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and other attractions to your Westminster trip itinerary using our Westminster travel itinerary planner.
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  • A nice place for some culture and education no matter what your age. Very kid friendly. A must visit for a side trip to Boulder. 
  • We enjoyed going through this Pavilion with small children. The butterflies were readily visible, landing and sitting on many plants as we meandered the walkways through the exhibit. There were so man...  read more »
  • A great place to spend time waiting on your flight out of town. My favorite thing is their indoor/outdoor honey bee display. It has clear walls inside so you can see the bees coming and going, the hiv...  read more »
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