The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

Faust Park,
15193 Olive Blvd.
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314) 577-0888

Hours & Admission

Temporarily closed until April 22 to support the regional effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Regular Hours

Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Last admission at 3:30

(Closed Mondays)

$8 general admission

$5 seniors 65 & over

$5 children 3-12

Free children 2 & under

Free for Missouri Botanical Garden Members.

For safety reasons, strollers are restricted in the Butterfly House.  No strollers allowed in the conservatory due to USDA regulations.

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Temporary Closure

All Missouri Botanical Garden locations are currently closed until April 22, 2020, to ensure staff and visitor safety and well being.

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Morphos and Muffins
New Date: May 23 

Enjoy individual butterfly releases in the calm early morning before we open. Muffins and drinks available.

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Private Events

Give your special day or private gathering a truly unique setting.

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Fancy Tea with Mommy & Me
New Dates: June 13 & 14

Don’t be late for this very important date! Enjoy tasty treats and delightful drinks while having fun in Wonderland!

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Pollinator Plant Sale
April 25-26, May 2-3 & 9-10

A variety of native plants that benefit butterflies, bees and other pollinators. Presale form coming soon

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School Field Trips

We have a range of programs available to meet your class curriculum. Bring your class or camp for a field trip.

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Support the Butterfly House

Leave your mark on St. Louis and honor someone special.

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Upcoming Events

April 6, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Lopata Learning Lab
April 7, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shaw Nature Reserve > Glassberg Family Pavilions
April 10, 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Conservatory
April 11, 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
April 12, 2020
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Butterfly Garden