Visit the Butterfly House
Butterfly HouseMore than a thousand live tropical butterflies fly freely in the glass conservatory at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. Watch a butterfly emerge from a chrysalis right before your eyes. Or go outside and visit native and migrating species in the Butterfly Garden. Take a class, shop until you drop, or plan a private party on the Emerson Lakeside Terrace.


Whatever your age, you'll enjoy a visit to the Butterfly House, where wonder takes flight!

Butterfly House Policies and Etiquette

Personal Safety

  • Do not wade or swim in ponds, streams or fountains.
  • Please keep your personal items with you at all times. The Butterfly House cannot be held responsible for missing items. If you recover an item on the grounds that does not belong to you, please turn it in to the admission counter. To inquire about a missing item, please call (314) 577-0888 x0.
  • For their safety, please supervise children at all times. One adult should accompany every five children.
  • No climbing, running, sports, or games.
  • Two-wheeled scooters, “wheelie” shoes, skates or skateboards are not allowed.
  • Weapons and firearms are not permitted at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.

Faust Park

The Butterfly House is located in Faust Park.  Faust is a St. Louis County Park in Chesterfield, Missouri off Olive Blvd.  The park has several attractions in addition to the Butterfly House.  Visit their website for more information.