Butterflies are just the beginning!
Come immerse yourself in an explosion of invertebrate diversity and awe-inspiring array of invertebrate fun! Gaze upon our carnivore tower and learn all about extreme animals! Get your hands dirty and explore our dug out where you can hold some of our animal residents. Invertebrate World is 5 exhibits in one, so come explore the massive world of invertebrates at Butterfly Pavilion!
An introductory exhibit with a live Desert Long Legged Ant colony, Prize Fighting Peacock Mantis Shrimp, and a Carnivore Tower 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.
A children’s playscape with multiple opportunities for kids to climb, jump, and play on a larger than life bug playscape with spider webs, a giant log, a climbable caterpillar, computer interactive, and more.
We’ve got worms! A touch station with multiple opportunities for guests to hold or touch popular invertebrates such as worms and beetles.