Plan Your Visit

Museum Hours 

Monday – Sunday 10AM – 5PM

Store/Chemical Sales

Monday – Sunday 10AM – 5PM

We are closed on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Christmas Day

Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion

8046 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19136

Free street parking is available on Welsh Road, Craig Street and Rhawn Street.

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Purchase Tickets

Plan ahead and purchase tickets now! We’ve got a lot going on at the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion to make sure that you can experience the museum in new and exciting ways. Learn more about each of our ticket options and select the one that’s right for you.

General Admission

Spiders, butterflies and scorpions, oh my! We have a 7,000 square foot butterfly pavilion and a museum filled with amazing species from all over the world and so much more. A General Admission ticket gets you access to all of the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion’s exhibits and butterfly pavilion. Don’t forget to visit our gift shop!

Annual Pass

We know that once isn’t enough! We’re always bringing in new creatures and animals as well as hosting fun and exciting events, so that there’s something for everyone at any time. Our annual membership includes unlimited visits as well as free admission to special events.

Group Tickets

Bees have a colony. Butterflies have a kaleidoscope. You have your tribe. Bring your crew and our animal care staff will lead a 2 hour guided tour of the Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion. We have discounted rates starting at $20 per person for groups of 15 or more. We also offer discounted group rates, as well as an option for curriculum-based content in conjunction with the Next Generation Science Standards. For more information about our school tours, click here.

2 Hour Guided Tour

*1-14 Guests


2 Hour Guided Tour

*15 Or More Guests

$20.00 Per Person

Our Upcoming Events

There’s a lot going on at the Philadelphia Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion and we are constantly updating our schedule of events to make sure there’s something for everyone. Check out our upcoming events here for more details.

Private Events

The Butterfly Pavilion offers the perfect venue to host a private event that meets your specific needs. We have celebrated birthdays and weddings, hosted corporate retreats and provided a stage for live performances. We can transform our space to bring your vision to life!

Wedding, Corporate Event, Other

Contact us today at
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