Guest Information

General Information

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

We are closed on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

From June 14-August 23, we will stay open on Wednesday evenings until 8:00 pm!

Call Us: (215) 664-8950
Email Us: info @

General Admission – $11.95

Child Admission (Ages 3 to 13)- $9.95

Seniors, Students, Teachers, Police, Fire, Military (with ID) – $9.95

ACCESS Cardholders may present a valid ACCESS Card along with photo ID to receive one discounted admission for themselves and up to three (3) friends or family members for $2 per person. 
*Not valid on special exhibitions or features and events, or with any other offer or group rate. 

School Tour Rate (15 or more, with reservation) – $9

Regular Group Rate (15 or more, with reservation) – $9

Children 2 years old and under – Free!

Ready to buy your tickets? See below to purchase now.

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.

For more information, click here.

Bring your group for a fun visit! Group tickets are $9 with a 15 person minimum and must be booked in advance.

For more information, click here.

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!

Click to learn more now.

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


The Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion is located minutes from Center City off I-95 at 8046 Frankford Ave.

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Plan ahead and purchase tickets now! Your tickets will be delivered via email – just print & bring with you for your visit.

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Adult General Admission $11.95
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Seniors, Students, Teachers, Police, Fire, Military (w/ ID) $9.95
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Child General Admission $9.95
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Infant / Toddler $0
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