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Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Cambridge
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Address: 2500 Kossuth Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4R6, Canada
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Walk amongst thousands of freely flying butterflies in a tropical paradise!...

Walk amongst thousands of freely flying butterflies in a tropical paradise! Explore insect themed exhibits including an observation honey bee hive. Fun for the whole family. Open year round.

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For a relatively small, local attraction, they have quite a few various butterflies. The staff are very knowledgeable and great with the children.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Cambridge, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For a relatively small, local attraction, they have quite a few various butterflies. The staff are very knowledgeable and great with the children.

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4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is full of 1000s of butterflies. Kids will love it for sure. I went there last week. It is easily reachable. They have a small food court as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the conservatory with our 2.5 year old daughter in the fall. I'm not sure who's eyes lit up more when we walked through the doors- hers or mine! What an incredible place Beautiful atmosphere and the butterfly interactions were really fun- almost whimsical We'll be return visitors for sure, wish we lived closer.

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Thank HDePeuter
Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings HDePeuter, Thank you so much for sharing your kind words. The Conservatory is certainly a magical place and we are lucky to be able to share it with our guests. If you took any photos during your visit we'd love to see them - if you haven't shared them already don't forget to tag us so we can like/comment/share.... More 

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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The butterfly conservatory in Cambridge is a great place to take toddlers and young children. It is stroller friendly and there is a coat room where you can stash your stuff. My son loves watching all the birds and butterflies. There are also educational sessions offered. It is a bit warm so I would recommend going on a cooler day... More 

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Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings Sherri D, Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to write your review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. The Conservatory is a great place for little ones - we often have families with memberships here daily to take advantage of our weekday programming. The Conservatory is tropical year round and guests are... More 

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7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two grandchildren aged two and four loved it.very small area but packed with learning.Lovely to see butterflies land on your hand and see them close up.I personally love the place as it is so peaceful and enlighteningI wish i had pictures as it would give a true sense of the surroundings

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Thank Sandy M
Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings Sandy M, Thank you so much for visiting us and taking the time to write your review! We're so happy to hear that you and your grandkids enjoyed your visit. Having a butterfly land on you is such a fun experience, the wonderment is something that never goes away with age. We hope to have you back again soon... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very well built and run facility. Excellent for young and old with an amazing selection of butterflies and plants. Butterlies are free to land where ever they like,,many times on peoples heads or noses. Staff are welcoming and extremely helpful. A must see adventure.

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Thank Les07
Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings Les07, We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our Conservatory! One of the greatest experiences is having a butterfly land on you - it's something that even the adults get excited about. We're very lucky to have a very knowledgeable, passionate staff team here so we're glad that you chatted with them. Thank you so... More 

Tillsonburg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to take some photos with our club before regular hours. Very helpful staff that take the time to explain things very well. Many types of butterflies and several birds around. Kids will love this place.

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Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings outandabout4u, It sounds like you had a great time visiting with your camera club. A booking before or after hours is a great way to to get the most out of your photography experience at the Conservatory because you're free from distractions and able to use a tripod! We would love to see your photos if you haven't already... More 

Stratford, Canada
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371 reviews
181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was interesting for the kids , but in reality you can do pretty much everything in under an hour unless you really sit there and read every single little thing. Taking pictures with a dslr is also tricky, the place is very humid and tends to fog up your lense real quick. -tip Around 15 to get in and... More 

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Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings Mike R, We’re happy that you had the opportunity to visit us last June and that the kids enjoyed all of our free-flying butterflies and birds in the Conservatory. We're disappointed to hear you didn't stay long. We invite all guests to view our Conservatory at whatever pace they see fit, but if you want to receive the full... More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went during March break last week with daughter,grandson & grand-daughter.Very relaxing.Beautiful butterflies & birds flying. Evan got to taste BBQ Larvets & Crickets{Very good for you}! Cute little gift shop to purchase couple of souvenirs.Time very well spent.You really need to check this gem out!This is an attraction for solo,couples,family}

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Thank Nancy A
Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings Nancy A, We’re so happy you had the opportunity to visit us during our biggest event of the year, and that you took advantage of all the yummy (and healthy) free insect samples! Thank you for taking the time to write us such a warm review, we hope that you and your family will visit us again soon! We... More 

Hamilton, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stopped here over the March Break and it is as lovely as ever! We were married here four years ago and the place is still a great attraction for families. They were having Bug Feast this week along with educational sections for children and adults. The conservatory is so lovely - warm and tropical with butterflies by the dozen.... More 

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Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings TRACY T, Thank you for stopping by! It’s always nice to see familiar faces around the Conservatory, we’re so happy that you decided to come back. We hope you had the opportunity to enjoy our free maple-flavoured insect samples at BugFeast this year. We are always excited to have feedback, so thank you for taking the time to write... More 

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