Butterflies are just the beginning!
Immerse yourself in an explosion of invertebrate diversity. Gaze upon incredible animals from around the world on display. Get your hands dirty and in our Dug Out where you can hold some of our animal residents. Build structures using your imagination in our Discover Corner play area, and more!
An introductory exhibit with a live Desert Long Legged Ant colony, Prize Fighting Peacock Mantis Shrimp, and other displays with tarantulas, centipedes, and many more meat eating invertebrates.
No Bone Zone
An explosion of diversity viewed through a collection of over 1,000 invertebrate species and including examples of scale, as well as important Colorado Connections.
A presentation area where guests will be invited to learn about invertebrate transformations through dress up, role play, group games, gorgeous digital images and highly engaging program presenters.
We’ve got worms! A touch station with multiple opportunities for guests to hold or touch popular invertebrates such as worms and beetles.
NEW! Discovery Corner
Our newly-renovated playground located in our Invertebrate World exhibit features innovative building blocks that encourage learning, social development, movement, and fun, a giant tree log and slide, climbable caterpillar, and computer interactive.
Special thanks to our playground sponsor: