Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Westminster

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#2 of 17 in Childrens Museums in Colorado
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. To visit Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and get the most from your holiday in Westminster, create itinerary details personal to you using our Westminster travel itinerary planner .
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  • A really fun place to go for a couple of hours. Appropriate for all ages and enjoyable for all. They'll be moving to a new location in 2019... Much bigger! So be sure to check the address before you g...  more »
  • Butterfly Pavilion takes you right into to the forest/jungle habitat so that you can see the butterflies in all stages of their development. They are flying about so that you can see them in their nat...  more »
  • You need a afternoon of delight and enjoyment for all ages you will get oohs and ahs from the tactile experience of fluttering butterflys, to the creepy feeling of a tarantula crawling up your arm. Yo...  more »
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