It’s here! Version 1.0 of the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion’s Philly Insects AR app is now available for download!

The official launch date is set for Saturday, December 29th during the Butterfly Light Festival, but you can install the app today and have it all set up and ready to go for the big day.

The app is available through Google Play and the iTunes App Store:

Download the insect AR app in the iTunes App Store.

Download the insect AR app in Google Play

Experience the wonderful world of insects and interact with giant virtual bugs with this state-of-the-art augmented reality app. The Philly Insects AR has two modes:

  1. Butterfly Mural – Watch as one of Philadelphia’s first interactive AR murals comes to life! Visit the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion. Point your device at the insectarium mural. Experience the magic of AR!

    Insect AR App - how to use

  2. Butterfly Photo – Take a photo of your friends and family with a monarch butterfly to share with others.

A very special thanks to Yetzer Studio, who developed this incredible app for the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion.

Click here for directions to the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion, or to request more information about our upcoming Butterfly Light Festival.