Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, Niagara Falls

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Enter the world of colorful insects at Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, located just minutes from the world-famous waterfalls. Sheltering over 2,000 butterflies that fly freely through the lush vegetation, this modern insect zoo features a climate-controlled greenhouse, 200-seat theater, and a large gift shop. Most of the conservatory's butterflies come from farms in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Australia, and the Philippines. Special nets stretched along the conservatory's glass dome keep the fragile creatures from entangling and dying of hypothermia. Boost your chances that butterflies land on you by wearing brightly colored clothing, moving slowly, and dabbing some perfume just before entering. Put Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory into our Niagara Falls online trip maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Niagara Falls.
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  • Our 5 year old grandson is learning about metamorphosis in school, so this was a perfect outing. He was fascinated by the birthing station watching as the butterflies emerged from their pupae. The var...  more »
  • My wife is a butterfly enthusiast who I surprised with a trip here. She was jumping up and down like a kid who sees an ice cream stand as we approached the building. Upon entering the conservatory she...  more »
  • The Butterfly Conservatory was part of our wonder pass and we probably wouldn't have gone to see it if we had to pay, but we are glad we did! It took us about 45 minutes to walk through, if we had our...  more »
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