This seasonal habitat is home to hundreds of native butterflies such as swallowtails, monarchs, mourning cloaks and painted ladies.

The plants in this house are used as a nectar source for butterfly food and designed to create a whimsical atmosphere for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Learn what types of plants you can add to your garden to attract butterflies and other pollinators.

Butterflies at Chatfield Farms is a joint venture between Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Botanic Gardens.


  • $4 Adult, Child or Senior non-member
  • $2 Adult, Child or Senior Denver Botanic Gardens or Butterfly Pavilion member
  • Free for children 2 and under
  • Non-members: $5 additional fee per passenger vehicle for admission to Chatfield Farms (admission to Chatfield Farms is required to see Butterflies at Chatfield exhibit)