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GT Butterfly House and Bug Zoo

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A gem of a bug/butterfly house

Small yet mighty in butterflies, bugs, frogs, trantulas, salamanders. The staff is so knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kathy L
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Super knowledge staff with amazing displays! Great for kids! Some really unique critters as well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Thephil R
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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 4 days ago 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

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Thephil R
Reviewed 16 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

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 14 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

Thank WarrenTravler
Reviewed 5 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

Thank rrstepp
Reviewed 22 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!

Thank wentworth111
Reviewed 22 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

1  Thank MichiganMelissa04
Reviewed 20 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!

Thank Meghan Z
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were so happy that we made a small detour on our road trip to visit this wonderful place! The staff is so enthusiastic and well-educated, and even insect enthusiasts like myself will leave with new knowledge. It's amazing what they do there! When it...More

1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The employees here are absolutely amazing. I was floored by their kindness and attention to my two little kids. The place from the outside doesn't look like much, but it's pretty cool on the inside. Awesome butterfly's from across the world, and really cool bugs...More

Thank Milan D
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6 June 2018|
Response from WarrenTravler |
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