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GT Butterfly House and Bug Zoo

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Beautiful excursion.

This is a lovely place for nature lovers and gardeners. In the spring and summer they have... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Laura B
Excellent place to go on a rainy day!

Excellent place to go on a rainy day! Staff were friendly! A butterfly landed on me. We got to see... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
white lake, United States
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Open daily from May-October. (MAY 7th, 2016 is OPENING DAY!!) The GT Butterfly House & Bug Zoo strives to educate, engage and entertain guests! The garden features a tranquil waterfall and hundreds of exotic butterflies dancing from flower to...more
8840 M 72 E, Williamsburg, MI 49690-8607
+1 231-944-0774
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a lovely place for nature lovers and gardeners. In the spring and summer they have butterflies. Inside there are lovely, well cared for tropical gardens. Outside there are 100s of acres of habitats to explore, including a prairie, wetlands, a farm, and a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laura B
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Excellent place to go on a rainy day! Staff were friendly! A butterfly landed on me. We got to see a lot of pretty butterflies and other live bugs and small creatures!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stade1cm
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Small yet mighty in butterflies, bugs, frogs, trantulas, salamanders. The staff is so knowledgeable and bursting with enthusiasm. Some hands on to touch bugs, release butterflies in the observatory. The facility closes for the season early October. All creatures are moved to homes or zoos...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Super knowledge staff with amazing displays! Great for kids! Some really unique critters as well that I hadn't seen elsewhere

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thephilr
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Man, from the outside you would think, "do I want to stop?" Well let me tell you, so glad that we did. The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and explained everything to us as to what we would encounter....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lindabP4286CR
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Plan to spend 1-2 hours here, it's a great place filled with butterflies, bugs, and lots of staff and information. The owner is passionate and the staff our knowledgeable. We got there right as they opened up and had the place to ourselves for a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RochesterMITraveler
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We met the owner of the Butterfly House and Bug Zoo. She is very passionate about the butterflies and bugs and it shows. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. The butterfly room had many colorful butterflies flying around. It was nice to see many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rrstepp
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter had a school field trip to the butterfly house and she couldn’t stop talking about it. We went back over summer break and spent a few hours exploring and learning about bugs. Well worth a trip in!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wentworth111
Reviewed 23 June 2018

What an awesome place! We really enjoyed our stop here. It took maybe an hour to go through, and it cost $9 per adult, so maybe a little pricey but worth it. I imagine they need to charge a lot to cover their expenses in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun here!!! They butterflies were beautiful and the bugs were very interesting. The staff were great! All very helpful and enthusiastic about their job. Would definitely go again!

Date of experience: June 2018
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7 June 2018|
Response from RochesterMITraveler |
From their website: Open Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., please arrive 30mins before closing. Season ends October 15th. Our tropical garden is in full bloom and hundreds of butterflies are waiting to meet you! May – October 15... More