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Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Westminster

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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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  • There are butterflies, and hundreds of them, so the likelihood is one would see butterflies they have never seen before. Their habitat is large, filled with beautiful vegetation, a pond, seating areas...  more »
  • Our family continues to go here through the years and it is great for the whole family. It is a place that has kept good staff and volunteers and has a ton to see. There are times that there is an abu...  more »
  • Really cool place to take kids or a camera or both. Lots to see and a great gift shop. The butterflies were neat. Flying around and landing on us. Great garden area.