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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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10:00 - 17:00
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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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Great place to visit

Very relaxing and lots to see. Great for the whole family. Kids of all ages will enjoy seeing the butterfly's, exploring other insects and the greenery is very stunning.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Sandra S
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Ayr, Ontario
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Ayr, Ontario
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very relaxing and lots to see. Great for the whole family. Kids of all ages will enjoy seeing the butterfly's, exploring other insects and the greenery is very stunning.

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

Greetings Sandra S, We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory! The winter is such a fantastic time of year to visit, it's like a mini tropical vacation! Our insect collection has grown substantially over the past few years and we have some great bugs for our guests to meet. We show them all... More 

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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- Took my two little ones there - They loved the place, and they learned new things about butterflies - Best to visit in winter as the inside is quite worm - Tickets were xpensive

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Thank Kal5590
Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings Khalid E, Thank you so much for sending in your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Chatting with our Interpretive Staff is the best way to get the most out of your visit - we love teaching our guests about the wonderful world of butterflies and other insects. Winter is such a lovely time to... More 

Rockwood, Canada
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106 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really liked this. Wear bright colours and you have a good chance of butterflies landing on you. It is tropical in there so be prepared for it being warm and a bit humid.

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

Greetings tayleefarm, We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory! Thanks so much for writing your review, it has some good pointers in there for any guests coming for a visit. Wearing bright colours is certainly a good way to attract butterflies - reds, oranges, and pinks are best. The tropical climate is magnificent,... More 

brantford, Canada
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Walking into this environment gives you a feel of being in the tropics. The incredible collection of butterflies is amazing and a great place to relax and read.

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

Greetings L7248UGpaulg, Thanks so much for sending in your kind words! The tropical Conservatory is certainly a fantastic little escape - especially when it's -20 outside! We hope that you'll come by for a little R&R more often, and that we'll see you again soon! More 

cambridge
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I really like this place. It's literally is fun for the whole family. I think people of all ages would find this interesting, entertaining and educational. You can spend the whole day wandering around the butterfly room, museum, gift shop and restaurant. It's a worth your time to check it out.

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

Greetings janelleCambridge, Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review! The Conservatory is absolutely an experience enjoyed by guests of all ages. Whether you're looking for a learning adventure or just a relaxing escape, it's all here in our tropical paradise. Thanks again for sending in your kind words. We're glad to hear that you were pleased... More 

Cambridge, Canada
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Here one can learn about the most important things about the life , color, habitat and migration of so many species of butterflies.

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Thank 917dany
Nicole C, Marketing Coordinator at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this review

Greetings 917dany, We're thrilled to hear that you found your visit to Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory to be educational. There really is so much to see, learn, and do here at the Conservatory, and our staff love teaching our guests new things about the wonderful world of insects! Thanks so much for your support and for writing your review, we hope... More 

Mississauga Ontario
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68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We loved our visit. Staff are EXTREMELY friendly & knowledgeable. We were asked if we would like to check our coats and we quickly said no. Some friendly advice, check your coats!!! It is very warm and humid inside. The butterflies were everywhere and oh so pretty. There are a few benches that you can just sit and enjoy the... More 

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

Greetings onebzylady, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your kind words! The Conservatory is such a fantastic reprieve from the cold weather outside - we definitely recommend dressing in layers and of course our coatroom is there for guests to hang up coats, scarves, and other winter accessories that you certainly won't need for your visit.... More 

Cambridge, Canada
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A small but wonderful little place to view, learn and just sit and enjoy a tropical like setting full of butterflies, plants and a staff that is very knowledgeable

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

Greetings Kim A, Thank you for sending us your kind words, we're glad to hear you love our Conservatory as much as we do! Our staff love sharing fun facts about everything that we do, so we're happy to hear that you chatted with them! We'd love to see some photos from your visit - if you haven't already, please... More 

Cambridge, Canada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is a beautiful butterfly sanctuary with gorgeous indoor gardens complete with waterfall and ponds, filled with all kinds of butterflies. For a single visitor, family, couples, anyone - even babes-in-arms are enchanted. The museum section, though not of living specimens, is also fascinating. Can be enjoyed just for the exotic beauty or for a learning experience. My... More 

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

Greetings CarlFondaver, Your kind words have been so nice to read - thank you so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are very lucky to have an amazing tropical paradise to share with our guests, especially in the middle of winter! In addition to the lush greenhouse, we do have two gallery exhibits that feature... More 

London, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Find it very relaxing and calming. Anyone with kids they are always fascinated. There are lots of butterflies around a little different every time we go . Easy to move maneuver even with a mobility challenge. Butterflies always seem to land on my husband. Also very educational. Recently started to take the Access 2 card.

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

Greetings Melanie B, Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review! It sounds like you've been here a few times which is so nice to hear - we're very grateful for your support. We're certainly proud to offer a facility that is accessible, maneuverable and easily enjoyed by everyone. If you're slightly jealous of your husband's propensity... More 

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