The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

15050 Faust Park
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314) 577-0888

Hours & Admission

Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
General Admission
$8 general admission
$5 seniors 65 & over
$5 children 3-12
Free children 2 & under
Free for Missouri Botanical Garden Members
Private Tours
$140 Garden Members
$180 Non-members
Call to book 
Stroller Policy
Limited space and USDA containment requirements restrict our ability to have strollers or wagons at our facility. We strongly encourage the use of baby slings or carriers as alternatives to strollers.

If you require an accommodation, please consider using a smaller, lightweight “umbrella” stroller. 

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The Butterfly House will be open on Monday, February 17th 

for President's Day from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. 



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Plan your visit!

Come enjoy the wonder of metamorphosis at the Butterfly House! Face masks required, e-tickets strongly encouraged. 

Purchase or reserve tickets

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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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Entomology Lab Expansion

The lab expansion accommodates our growing animal collection and new interactive programming. Come by and see our entomologists in action!


Supper With Santa
December 11, 12, 18 & 19

Santa is stopping by for dinner at the Butterfly House! Join us for activities, games and fun!

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Support the Butterfly House

Leave your mark on St. Louis and honor someone special with a butterfly paver, personal butterfly release video, adopt a butterfly and more!

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Upcoming Events

November 23, 2021 - December 31, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
December 3, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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December 4, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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December 4, 2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
December 4, 2021
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House