Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Westminster

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Must see · Science Museum · Wildlife Area
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. To visit Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and get the most from your holiday in Westminster, create itinerary details personal to you using our Westminster travel itinerary planner.
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  • What a lovely place to spend an overcast day in Westminster! How many times in your life can you say you held a tarantula (named Rosie!) and had a butterfly land on your hand and stay there while you....  more »
  • This is a great pace to come with kids. There are between 1000 and 1500 butterflies. We purchased tickets in advance which made it easier. Due to COVID only so many people allowed in at specified...  more »

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