Museum: Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion
Learn about the most successful group of animals in the world…insects! Enjoy two stories of exciting and educational exhibits filled with an amazing assortment of arthropods, including tarantulas, scorpions, and praying mantis! Get up close and personal with butterflies in our year-round Butterfly Pavilion! Our museum is home to a striking and immersive tropical ecosphere filled with hundreds of native and tropical butterflies fluttering around guests. This grand space is sure to surprise and inspire!
**The Insectarium section is NOT wheelchair accessible and requires the guest to climb stairs. The Butterfly Pavilion is fully accessible
Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Please note this venue allows groups to bring bag lunches.
8046 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19136. Click here for directions.
Self-Guided and Guided Tours
Insectarium requires a minimum of 15 people for a guided tour.
$6.00 per person for self-guided tours
$7.00 per person for guided tours