Guest Information

General Information

The Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion are open Monday – Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.


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General Admission – $16

Child Admission (Ages 3 to 13)- $14

Seniors, Students, Police, Fire, Military (with ID) – $14

School Tour Rate (20 or more, with reservation) – $13

Regular Group Rate (20 or more, with reservation) – $14

Children under two – Free!

Free parking is offered in the lot next to the Insectarium. Additional parking is available on the street.

We offer school tours for Pre-K through 12th grade with curriculum based on the science standards for their grade. Tours are two hours long and include the Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion. 

Tours must be booked in advance. A $200 deposit is due upon booking and the balance is due upon arrival for the tour.

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There’s nothing we enjoy more than combining the amazing world of entomology with birthday parties! Dazzle your child, and their friends, with tarantulas, scorpions, & butterflies!

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The Butterfly Pavilion is wheelchair accessible but the Insectarium is not.


The Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion is located just 10 miles from Center City off I-95 at 8046 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19136.