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Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory, Oneonta
(2.7/5 based on 85 reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • We were surprised at the variety of non-butterfly animals, birds and insects on display. The curator was informative and took time to go into depth on many subjects. We enjoyed hunting for specific an...  more »
  • I love bringing my son here. Though it is small, we can spend an hour visiting the butterflies and other animals. The owner is lovely and it is particularly great to go when they are not busy because ...  more »
  • Hard to find. You have to take an unmarked walking trail to the conservatory from the parking lot. The butterfly conservatory is small and pales next to others I've been to. Kids might enjoy it. I wen...  more »
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  • Nice space with lots of cool insects, birds, and reptiles. It would be nice if there were more information about the animals and butterflies, like placards or something.
  • LOOKS NOTHING LIKE PICTURE OR ANY PI,CTURES ON FACEBOOK. ...PLACE IS FALLING APART....LOOKS REALLY SAD...REPTILES IN DIRTY CAGES....WAY TO OVERPRICED ...LOOKS LIKE THEY JUST STOPPED CARING....ARCH WAY COLLAPSING...CAFE LOOKS LIKE STORAGE CLUTTER...GIFT SHOP DUSTY...SMELLS AND COBWEBS..im sure used to be a beautiful place to visit ...There are butterflies and few birds flying around but def not the place it used to be according to pictures
  • We drove over 1 hour to be greeted by a closed driveway. Luckly they did open within 15 minutes of our arrival. The gift shop was cluttered with a musty odor and the restroom was.... unfavorable. I was disappointed that only child 18 months and younger were free since adult admission was $16. The space is definitely not 3000 sqft. Where the butterflies and birds were, had a strong odor and the floors had lots of bird droppings. I was surprised to see a small pond in the building with fish and no fence or railing around it. Definitely had to keep my little one in arms reach. The building it self was in very poor condition and rotting beams were visible in several spots. Some of the staff were friendly and some were not. It was not what we were expecting and we left after 20 minutes feeling disappointed and ripped off.
  • First of all....go to the "Official" Popp Conservatory website to get the current information regarding the days and hours of operation......I've talked to the Conservatory people and apparently Google is completely incapable of maintaining the correct and current status of the place. It is temporarily closed and will be opening for Memorial Day....regardless of what Google says. This is a very special place in that the majority of the animals are free to run around in the plants and trees....you get to interact with them in a natural environment. The more you look, the more you see. Take your time and let the animals get used to you....they're just as curious about seeing what you're up to.
  • Completely disappointed in this "conservatory" and concerned for the safety of these butterflies, reptiles and exotic birds. There is no way this place can be up to standard regulations; the ticket price isn't going to proper upkeep and it's a hazardous environment for these poor creatures. This place should be shut down and the butterflies and animals need to be rescued. Please don't go and give this business any of your money. Absolutely appalled.