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Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, Cambridge

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
At Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, thousands of free-flying butterflies float overhead. Within the 1,000 sq meter (10,800 sq ft) indoor tropical garden, you can witness butterflies emerging from their chrysalides and fluttering about; some may even decide to land on you. You'll find species from all over the world as well as more than 100 different varieties of plants. Tropical finches, Chinese painted quails, and red-eared slide turtles live here amidst waterfalls, streams, and reflecting pools within the garden. The site offers an on-site cafe as well, with all food locally sourced and produced. For Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory and beyond, use our Cambridge vacation planner to get the most from your Cambridge vacation.
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  • We spend two hours looking at the butterflies and birds. My granddaughter is three and she was enthralled. The staff are very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. We stayed and had lunch in the Chyrsa...  read more »
  • Our friends took us to the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. This is not only a beautiful experience but an education. The staff are passionate about their job and only to happy to share their knowled...  read more »
  • A very enjoyable and even educational day out, try to visit on a sunny day, the light encourages the insects to take to the air and makes the experience all the more enjoyable. Interesting for adults,...  read more »
  • A great location to visit. The cafe has nice selection of food and nice eating area, both indoor and outdoor. The gift store is a nice size and well organized. The butterfly conservatory is tropical, calm and beautiful. It's very easy to see why this is a popular wedding location. The staff here are fantastic. Their enthusiasm comes through whenever you interact with them.
  • Great place to visit with small children!! The place is small enough to walk around within an hour or two. Very peaceful and tranquil to enjoy an afternoon with many butterflies around you. Stroller friendly!
  • You'll feel like you're outdoors in a rainforest but you're indoors in Cambridge. A very nice spot for adults and kids. The butterfly area is beautiful. Lots of plants, water, stone and of course lots of butterflies. There is a place where you can see butterflies in various stages of their life and even see them emerging from their chrysalis. The other areas of the building have some interesting things to see too, such as insects and spiders (although mostly for display behind glass and not living). There's a great gift shop with plenty of stuff to remember your visit. The BBQ ants were delicious!
  • great place to visit lots of parking very well laid out and clean friendly and knowledgable staff
  • THE BEST STAFF EVER! I flew in from ITALY to visit my family and I have never met such friendly and nice staff. ALL THE GIRLS ARE GREAT from the woman at the info desk, to the woman who told us info about the owls, to the girls inside the conservatory who explained the parrot who is 7 years old and let me hold him.. and all the butterflies. THIS STAFF IS THE BEST! MY COMPLIMENTS TO THEM: HAPPY they love their job and are friendly and so informative !! AND THE KIDS LOVE THEM ALL! THANKS LADIES !!
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