The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

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

Hours & Admission

The Butterfly House is open with additional health and safety protocols in place.

Hours of Operation
Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Last admission at 3:30 
(Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)
Monday Tours
10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm
*by reservation only; purchase tour tickets here.
Gift Shop Hours
Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday - Sunday
$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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Welcome Back
Open: Wed-Sun public; Mon tours

The Butterfly House has reopened with additional health protocols in place. Advance tickets required.

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Photography Classes
Instructor led courses as well as self led morning hours options.


Rise and Shine: Winter Jewels
November 14, 9:00 - 10:00 am

Release a butterfly into the Conservatory and have a light breakfast with butterflies!

Register here


Entomology Lab Expansion

The lab expansion will accommodate our growing animal collection and new interactive programming. 

Your gift can support this essential upgrade, donate here!

Support the Butterfly House

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

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Upcoming Events

October 1, 2020 - October 31, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
October 22, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Exhibit Hall
October 23, 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Conservatory
October 24, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
October 25, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
November 2, 2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Lopata Learning Lab