Advance tickets are preferred; walk-ups are welcome.

See below for additional admission information.

The Butterfly House is open
Tuesday through Sunday,
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

E-tickets available for advance purchase.  Tours must be purchased or reserved in advance.

E-tickets and Tours

Book your tour online or by calling Butterfly House at 314-577-0888 x 0 during business hours. Staff-guided tours will take guests on a journey through our current exhibit featuring special insect displays and botanical collections. All hour-long tours will include a private butterfly release and live animal encounters. Tours are recommended for ages 5 and older.


Tours available by reservation only.

For quicker check-in, purchase your tickets in advanced. All transactions must be credit/debit only. Scroll down to buy e-tickets below or call (314) 577-0888 during business hours.

E-tickets may be purchased or reserved in advance online or by phone.

Book your tour online or by calling Butterfly House at 314-577-0888 x 0 during business hours.

E-tickets may be purchased or reserved in advance for admission.

Tours available by reservation only.

E-tickets

Adult | $8

Child/Senior | $5

Ages 3–12/ Senior 65+

Ages 13 & up

Children ages 2 and under are free. 

Resident E-Tickets

Adult | Free

Child | Free

Ages 3–12

Ages 13 & up

St. Louis City and County Residents

First Tuesday of the Month |  9-11 a.m. tickets only

Member E-Tickets

Adult | Free

Child | Free

Ages 3–12

Ages 13 & up

Children ages 2 and under are free.

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Health and Safety

To continue efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Butterfly House has implemented additional health and safety protocols. The safety of the visitors, volunteers and staff is our top priority.


Please read through our new safety and procedure guidelines to help keep you and our staff healthy. 

Around the Butterfly House

Sanitized before and after each use.  Check-in and check-out procedures modified to be contactless transactions. 

Wheelchairs Available

Cashless payments/no signature required for credit card transactions.

Cashless payments only

Hours: Tuesday–Sunday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 
Cashless payments are encouraged. No signature required for credit card transactions.

Gift Shop

Health and Safety

Additional hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the Butterfly House, including all point-of-sale locations and strategically around Butterfly House grounds.

Hand sanitizing

Please follow appropriate social distancing restrictions of six feet or more from anyone not in your traveling party.

Social distancing

Increased frequency and intensity of cleaning and disinfecting all high-touch surfaces (such as handrails, signage, seats, and benches) following CDC and EPA guidelines. Hours of operation have been reduced to include nightly and weekly deep cleaning.

Sanitizing surfaces

Trash cans will be limited to the outdoor garden areas and the restrooms.

No sorting of trash. Please take all refuse out with you when you leave.

Limited trash

Visitors displaying any of the following symptoms before visiting should stay home, including coughing, shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell. Refunds and exchanges during this period will be honored without penalty.


Sick visitors

All staff working on grounds will be screened prior to each shift. Employees will be required to complete a health screening questionnaire followed by a temperature check prior to the start of each shift. Only those staff who pass both the health screening questionnaire and temperature check will be allowed to enter and report for work. 

Staff health screening

Plexiglass at the sales counters to protect staff and visitors. Cashless payments/No signature required for credit card transactions.  

Point-of-sale precautions

The Butterfly House is easily accessible throughout the metro area and conveniently located near Highway 64 in Faust Park.

Location and Parking

Address

There is no charge for parking at the Butterfly House, located in Faust Park.

Parking