We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Features Animals
2500 Kossuth Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4R6, Canada
+1 519-653-1234
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Peaceful, beautiful and serene.

If my children weren't freaking out about the butterfly's flying around them I could have stayed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hulabullu
via mobile
Fun, but didnt stay long.

The kids enjoyed their visit, however there isnt a whole lot to do once you've gone through the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hotelladyguru
,
Guelph, Canada
Read all 474 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
2500 Kossuth Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4R6, Canada
Downtown Cambridge
CONTACT
Website
+1 519-653-1234
Write a ReviewReviews (474)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"beautiful butterflies"
in 36 reviews
"gift shop"
in 20 reviews
"butterflies flying"
in 10 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 18 reviews
"wear bright colours"
in 9 reviews
"different species"
in 12 reviews
"quail"
in 13 reviews
"family outing"
in 7 reviews
"sunny day"
in 15 reviews
"niagara falls"
in 14 reviews
"small birds"
in 10 reviews
"march break"
in 13 reviews
"wings"
in 15 reviews
"great outing"
in 5 reviews
"great attraction"
in 5 reviews
"kids love"
in 9 reviews
"whole family"
in 11 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 470 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If my children weren't freaking out about the butterfly's flying around them I could have stayed there and sat for a couple of hours 😂. If I lived here I would definitely get a membership so I could go as often as I wanted. The...More

Thank hulabullu
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids enjoyed their visit, however there isnt a whole lot to do once you've gone through the conservatory.More

Thank hotelladyguru
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicole B, Manager at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings hotelladyguru, We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stroll through the Conservatory. We're in the process of rolling out our new insectarium exhibits which will showcase our exotic live insect collection and also offer fun and interactive learning experiences for our guests. We're...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

come into a tropic climate and watch it come to life with butterflies and birds. watch butteries hatching from cocoons.More

Thank Martixx
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicole B, Manager at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings Martixx, Thanks so much for sending in your review! The Conservatory certainly is a great place to escape from the cold! The Emergence Window is a favourite point of interest - watching a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis or a moth emerge from its...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is a photographer and we decided to spend some time capturing the beautiful butterflies here. The conservatory is kept clean and also a wide variety of butterflies are freely flying. The staff is amazing and we could capture some lovely picturesMore

Thank Uma76
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicole B, Manager at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings Uma76, We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit. The animals and foliage in the Conservatory certainly offer endless photo opportunities! If you haven't already, please share any of the photos your took, we'd love to see them! Thanks so much for your...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a nice time at the butterfly conservatory. The sun was out, it was a bit cold outside and was nice to spend a bit of the afternoon with my sister out and about checking things out. I would definitely recommend this place to...More

Thank Darren E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicole B, Manager at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings Darren E, We're thrilled to hear that you and your sister enjoyed your visit. Your admission is valid for the entire day, so guests are welcome to come in and out as they please. During the week the café is a bit quieter, so...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park offers lots of parking with many events throughout the summer months. A quite place or active place for one or a family/friends group. With lots of picnic tables you can choose for a short time break away or a whole day with family...More

Thank mcclellanca
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicole B, Manager at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings mcclellanca, Thanks so much for your review! Staying for a picnic is a great way to turn your visit into a full-day experience and we are so ready for the warm weather so that guests can start using them again! Just want to confirm...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Always a great place to visit. So beautiful and the kids love walking around and looking at the greenery, bugs and butterflies. Highly recommend if you haven't been there before.More

Thank Kristen E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicole B, Manager at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings Kristen E, Thanks so much for your kind words. The Conservatory certainly offers endless learning experiences for all ages. We're glad you mentioned the bugs, a lot of our guests are surprised to see our extensive live insect and arthropod collection - spiny stick...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit and unfortunately it takes 10 minutes to go through once. We have a 3 year old that we had to pay for? Maybe under 5 free makes more sense.More

Thank Kathy H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicole B, Manager at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Greetings Kathy H, We're very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your experience. There is a lot to see, do, and learn here at the Conservatory and we are surprised that you didn't spend more time with us. Our staff are always in...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Beautiful surroundings for a one stop wedding package with complete bar, dinner, dancing and evening buffet.More

Thank Anne4422
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicole B, Manager at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Greetings Anne, Thank you so much for writing your review! The Conservatory is certainly a magical venue for a wedding at any time of the year. We've recently updated our reception space and have been receiving great feedback from all of our guests. Thanks again...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Took a visiting niece from out-of-province. Drove out from Toronto (little more than an hour). Was a great way to spend a couple of hours in the conservatory and exhibit rooms. Staff knowledgeable and helpful. Not only are their numerous different butterflies and moths, but...More

1  Thank Terry S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicole B, Manager at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Greetings Terry S, Thanks so much for coming for a visit! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. The Emergence Window is a popular point of interest with our guests - it is pretty magical to watch a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Cambridge
Hilton Garden Inn Kitchener
557 reviews
5.42 km away
Sunbridge Hotel & Conference Centre Cambridge
182 reviews
5.50 km away
Kitchener Inn and Suites
782 reviews
5.54 km away
Embassy Motel
15 reviews
5.57 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Moose Winooskis
513 reviews
5.34 km away
The Aging Oak
21 reviews
5.13 km away
Mandarin Restaurant
292 reviews
5.29 km away
The Village Eatery
18 reviews
5.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Riverside Park
92 reviews
5.78 km away
Fashion History Museum
39 reviews
5.27 km away
Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort
89 reviews
4.49 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
G W
6 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Melanie B | Reviewed this property |
Staff of always been very helpful and friendly. I'm sure if you called they would answer that for you.
1
Vote
D L
26 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from Marian L | Reviewed this property |
I would say at least an hour maybe two . My 4 grandchildren looked forward to it every March Break it became a tradition . The year they had the bug eating and special dishes prepared by chefs was truly interesting then... More
2
Votes
Daniella0098
28 July 2015|
Answer
Response from CambridgeButterfly | Property representative |
Hello, Our admission prices are as follows: Adults (18+) - $11.50 Seniors (65+) - $10.25 Youth (13-17) - $10.25 Children (3-12) - $6.00 Children (under 2) - Free Prices above do not include HST. Hope to see you soon!
1
Vote