Little Bugs: Munching Millipedes - at the Butterfly House in Faust Park in the Lopata Learning Lab. Two sessions: 9:30am-10:30am & 11am-12pm. 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 2 and under are free. Educational classes and events are available throughout the year. Butterfly House hours are 10am-4pm, Wednesday through Sunday. (St. Louis City & County residents enjoy free admission on the first Tuesday of every month from 10am -12pm. Proof of residency is required.)
Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.