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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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  • We took our 3 year old here and it was great. There were so many insects to look at and she was able to hold a tarantula! She loved it. The butter fly pavilion was huge and there were so many in there...  more »
  • Engaging for all ages, Rosie the tarantula was most friendly. The butterflies were many and varied and very photogenic. Well worth a visit  more »
  • So many interesting things. From starting out holding a tarangula...to petting the stingrays...to seeing the amazing numerous butterflies...this place is absolutely wonderful!!! Teenager and 9 year ol...  more »

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