Little Bugs: Missouri Millipedes - at the Butterfly House in Faust Park. Events are geared for ages 2 to 4 and feature a different invertebrate at each session. Children will enjoy story time, a snack, a take-home craft and exploring the native butterfly garden or conservatory. Admission: $12 per child for Garden Members; $15 per child for General Public; one adult per child. See website for more information.
The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, located in Faust Park, is an extension of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Visitors are able to walk through the Butterfly Conservatory which houses more than a thousand free flight tropical butterflies of 60 species from around the world and watch a new butterfly emerge from one of hundreds of chrysalises! The Conservatory is kept warm for a perfect butterfly habitat. Visitors should dress appropriately! An admission fee is charged. Children 3 and under are free. Educational classes and events are available throughout the year. Butterfly House hours are 9am-4pm, Tuesday through Saturday. (FREE on the first Tuesday of every month, between 10am - 12pm, for St. Louis County and City residents with proof of residency.)
Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.