The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

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

Hours & Admission

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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The Butterfly House will be OPEN 

on the Fourth of July, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Summer Buggin'

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Join us this summer as we “bug out” at the Butterfly House! We will host a variety of events that celebrate all our amazing creatures both during the day and in the evening.

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Fireflies After Dark


A festival of beer and bugs!

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Birthday Parties

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Host your child's birthday party at the Butterfly House!

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Spring/Summer 2019 Classes

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Registration is now open! We offer Youth & Family as well as Adult classes on week days and weekends. Find a class that is perfect for you!

Full list of classes

Firefly Festival

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For families with kids of all ages. Join us for a celebration of Earth’s living lanterns, the fireflies.

Join us for firefly crafts and more!

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Private Events

Weddings in the beautiful Butterfly Garden

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

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Support the Butterfly House

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

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Upcoming Events

March 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
June 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
June 21, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
June 24, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Lopata Learning Lab
June 26, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Conservatory
June 26, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Conservatory
June 28, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
July 8, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House > Lopata Learning Lab