Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/13/2018 -- Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion (IBP) is allowing guests to get up close and personal with all types of butterflies in their year-round pavilion. The museum is home to 2,000 native and tropical butterflies, which are free to roam about as they please in the 7,000 square foot pavilion.
Men, women, and children can walk through the immersive tropical ecosphere to see the beautiful insects. The butterflies may even land on those who are wearing bright clothing. For those interested in having the pavilion to themselves and their loved ones, private bookings are available upon request.
Philadelphia's newest science museum showcases one of the most diverse collections of butterflies and arthropods in the United States. The staff members at Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion (IBP) are fully committed to educating the public about the environmental importance of these insects through various classes, community events, and free programs.
The museum offers two floors of fun and educational exhibits that are filled with an assortment of arthropods including scorpions, tarantulas, praying mantises, and more.
Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion (IBP) is open all seven days of the week, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tickets for general admission are available online. School and group tours are available and must be booked in advance. Children's birthday parties can also take place at the museum and also must be booked in advance.
To learn more about their year-round tropical butterfly pavilion, contact the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion at 215-335-9500.
About Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion
Located on Frankford Avenue in Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion is home to hundreds of exotic and rare insects, arthropods, and butterflies that can be found around the world. As Philadelphia's newest science museum, IBP is a great place for children and adults to learn about the world's most successful group of organisms…insects!
For more information, visit http://www.phillybutterflypavilion.com/.