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Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Westminster
(4.4/5 based on 480+ 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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  • I absolutely love the Butterfly Pavilion & Insect Center. I took my niece here and she had a blast. Our favorite part was being able to hold Rosie, the cutest tarantula you'll ever seen. Amazing staff...  more »
  • Spent the morning there with my daughter, and we had so much fun. She even convinced me to hold Rosie the Tarantula. The butterflies were so beautiful. Enjoyed our time, and my daughter was able to sh...  more »
  • While it is not a huge facility like the botanical gardens, with which it is associated, the Butterfly Pavilion is an enjoyable way to pass an hour or three. If you want to see neat exhibits, like the...  more »