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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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General Information

The Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion is open Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sundays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

General Admission – $11.95

Child Admission (Ages 3 to 13)- $9.95

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

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!

We offer school tours for Pre-K through 12th grade with curriculum based on the grade specific Next Generation Science Standards. Tours are two hours long and include all parts of the Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion.

Group tours are taught to the educational background of the visitors and will consider of the same portion as the school tours but with different exhibit focuses depending on the requests of the group. 

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 insects 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.

Call us: (215) 335-9500
Email us: info @


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