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Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

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Credit: Kat Niehaus & Missouri Botanical Garden, Kat Niehaus
Credit: © Chris Hartley / Missouri Botanical Garden
Credit: ©Karen Fletcher / Missouri Botanical Garden, Karen Fletcher
Credit: © Yihuang Lu / Missouri Botanical Garden, Yihuang Lu
Credit: Kat Niehaus & Missouri Botanical Garden, Kat Niehaus

More than 1,000 tropical butterflies, in 60 species, fly freely in the 8,000-square-foot glass conservatory. Watch a butterfly emerge from a chrysalis; visit the outdoor Butterfly Garden; enjoy indoor insect exhibits. Also enjoy more than 150 tropical plants. Located in Faust Park.

Learn how to create a butterfly garden in your own yard. In addition to the plants, insects and animals, we hold many special events suitable for all ages. Visit our website for details and event schedules.

Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to close. Admission: $6; ages 65+, $5; ages 3-12, $4; younger than 3, and Missouri Botanical Garden members, free.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Closed Mondays, Labor Day to Memorial Day.


15193 Olive Blvd.
Chesterfield, MO 63017

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Activities Within 10 Miles
Biking / Walking Trails
Cost Of Admission
Less Than $10
General Interest Info
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Year-round
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Types Of Payment Accepted