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Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center

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Address: 6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster, CO 80020
Phone Number: +1 303-469-5441
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Leisure education
Description: The first stand-alone non-profit invertebrate zoo in the nation.

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Hot but worth it

Our family had a good time checking out the insects and touch tank. Those exhibits are kind of small for the price but getting to hold Rosie, the Tarantula, and spend time in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our family had a good time checking out the insects and touch tank. Those exhibits are kind of small for the price but getting to hold Rosie, the Tarantula, and spend time in the butterfly pavilion make it worth the price. Be aware it is HOT and humid in the pavilion with the butterflies, but they fly all around and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wow! What a fun place to take kids. This place is small but is perfect for a morning or afternoon outing. There are several exhibits perfect for your little bug lovers and of course amazing butterflies! Don't forget to meet Rosie the tarantula. I highly recommend this destination. Fun for the whole family. Also make sure you wear bright colors-the... More 

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Carlin, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Was even better than I had anticipated. Took my 4 year old granddaughter. She held Rosie the tarantula. We loved the Arachnids section, the Aquatic section and especially loved the Butterfly area. So many beautiful types. We even got to see cacoons hatching.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went to the Butterfly Pavilion as a substitute for a planned outdoor activity on a rainy day. I am so glad that we did! It was so much fun and the kids don't even realize they are getting some educational content. We had 5 kids with us ranging in age from 14-4 and they all loved it. We couldn't... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We are memebers of the Butterfly Pavilion. My kids love it. It doesn't take long to get through the whole museum, although I recommend spending time just sitting in the butterfly area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great for kids,my 5yr old loved all the butterflies and even held a tarantula in her hand! They also have sea creatures.

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Longmont, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Overall, this is a pretty cool place. So much more than just butterflies, but they're the reason for going. It's all about the timing, as far as seeing new butterflies. The whole dome the butterflies are in is awesome!

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My sister and I went to the Butterfly Pavillion. It was a great time...I even held Rosie although i was scared.She was very sweet. I am going again when in Denver. Does anyone know if their gift shop has a additional website where i can purchase another shirt.I returned home and my other sister loved my shirt but on their... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We took our granddaughter here to enjoy the beautiful butterflies and we had a great time. Before you head into the conservatory to see the butterflies they have displays that contain other insects like spiders, bees (they actually have a bee counter that keeps up with the bees that leave or enter), beetles, scorpions & walking sticks. You can even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I purchased the groupon for two to the Butterfly Pavilion and we absolutely loved it. I have a huge fear of spiders and ended up holding Rosie and touching the hissing cockroaches. We loved the the butterflies and the butterflies loved my travel companion. Everyone around called them the Butterfly Lady because they came and hung out in their hair... More 

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Additional Information about Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center

Address: Address: 6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster, CO 80020
Phone Number: +1 303-469-5441
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Westminster
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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