Butterfly Pavilion Membership

Free Admission, Discounts, Great Programs and more!


Your membership supports our mission to provide hands-on science and conservation education and to protect threatened habitats in the tropics, around the world, and here in Colorado.

Membership Special

Labor Day Weekend Membership Sale! Receive a $10 discount on a new or renewed membership OR choose 4 additional free passes. You'll also receive 2 free passes to Denver Botanic Gardens! (Offer does not apply to Dual Memberships. You must join or renew on-site or by calling 303-469-5441.)


Membership Benefits

A Butterfly Pavilion membership provides you with great value including exclusive member-only benefits:

  • Admission to the Butterfly Pavilion for FREE 363 days per year - including our daytime public events (Bugs We Love, Bloomapalooza, Insectival and Bug-A-Boo)!
  • Members-only discounts on birthday parties, private event rentals, summer camps, family and adult classes, and evening social events.
  • 10% discount in our beautiful and educational Gift Store every time you shop - plus member specials and sales throughout the year!
  • Members-only check-in for daytime public events.
  • Free and exclusive access to our members-only zone at daytime public events.
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only sneak peeks and gatherings.
  • Discounted admission rates for your guests.
  • A subscription to Flutterings Magazine - your insider's in-depth look at our fascinating animals, research projects, and educational programs.
  • Special discounted rates to Living Lights, our annual Holiday event.


Membership Categories

Choose from our diverse membership categories to find the best membership for you! Please note that free admission is extended to members named on the membership account. Additional guests receive discounted or free admission (depending on the membership category) when accompanied by a member.

Year-long admission for one named adult. Perfect for the photo enthusiast or anyone who wants to escape to the tropics.
1 Adult Admission | $2 Off All Guests | 2 Free Guest Passes

Just for Two—$60
Year-long admission for one named adult and a guest or for two named adults. Bring your favorite companion to enjoy an activity packed day.
1 Adult Admission and 1 Guest OR 2 Adult Admissions | $2 Off All Additional Guests | 2 Free Guest Passes

Year-long admission for two named adults and four named children.This membership is perfect for a small family.
2 Adult Admissions | 4 Child Admissions | $2 Off All Guests | 3 Free Guest Passes

Butterfly Pavilion and Children’s Museum of Denver Dual Membership—$142
Year-long admission to two dynamic organizations. Experience the best of the Butterfly Pavilion and the Children’s Museum of Denver. Please click here for more information about the Children's Museum Membership.
2 Adult Admissions to both locations | 6 Child Admissions to both locations | Plus, all the other unique member benefits provided at each organization

Family and Friends—$150
Year-long admission for two named adults, six named children, and two guests of your choice every visit! This membership is perfect for sharing the wonders of the Butterfly Pavilion with your friends and family.
2 Adult Admissions | 6 Child Admissions | 2 Guest Admissions | Half Off Every Additional Guest | 3 Free Guest Passes

Science & Conservation*—$200
Are you passionate about science and conservation? If so, this unique membership gives you the perfect opportunity to dive into science and get knee deep in understanding and preserving habitats in your own backyard as well as across the world. As a Science & Research member, you will gain exclusive access to a variety of special quarterly science, research, and horticultural events such as citizen scientist projects, hands-on exploration of the flora and fauna found in the rainforest, and behind the scenes tours of our rearing rooom and research lab.
*Limited number sold each year
3 Adult Admissions | 6 Child Admissions | 2 Guest Admissions | Half Off Every Additional Guest | 4 Free Guest Passes | Four free Science & Research classes (such as our Second Saturday Science Series) for anyone named on your membership


Click here to join or renew your membership, or call 720.974.1866.