Zoos & Wildlife

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Cambridge, ON

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Address: 2500 Kossuth Rd, Cambridge, ON N3H 4R6, Canada Number: 519-653-1234 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Situated on a stunning 117 acre site which includes the environmental sensitive Kossuth Bog, the 25,000 square foot Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is ready to give you a colorful, educational and fun family day out!

The feature of the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is the 10,800 sq ft indoor tropical garden that features 1000’s of free flying butterflies from all over the world!

It's almost quite magical being in there! As well as our fluttery friends, you can also see over 100 different varieties of tropical plants, as well as beautiful waterfalls, trickling streams, gorgeous reflecting pools, tropical finches, and even a Chinese painted quail and red-eared slider turtles!

Over summer, the conservatory offers daily guided tours and children's programming across July and August, all of which are FREE with regular admission! Kids might take part in an outdoor bug hunt, or a scavenger hunt in the conservatory. 

The guided tours give you a great insight into the butterflies, animals and gardens, and are the perfect place to ask any questions you may have!

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is a great place for families of all ages, what better way to spend that family day out than surrounded by thousands of colorful new friends!

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How much does it cost?

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Adults

$15

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Children

$7.50 (Ages 3 to 12)

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Discount

Seniors $12.50, Special Needs receive 20% discount

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Free Under

2 years

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Last Updates

2018

Any top tips?

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The times for the summer tours and programs are typically 11am, 1pm and 3pm, so make sure you check what's on before you start your day, so you can plan around it!

I'm Hungry!

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The Chrysalis Cafe features a tasty menu when you need that break, with soups, salads, hummus, vegetable wraps, paninis, and pizza! They also have a kids menu too

Healthy Eating There are plenty of salad options in the cafe!

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From TORONTO Via Hwy 401 Follow 401 West to exit #282 Hespeler Rd. Travel North (right) on Hespeler Rd. North to Kossuth Rd. (approx 8 km) Turn left on Kossuth Rd. Travel 6 km Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is on the left hand side From TORONTO, OAKVILLE, NIAGARA FALLS/BUFFALO via Hwy 403 Follow QEW to #403 Hamilton exit at Hwy 6 North Travel north to #401 West (London) Follow 401 West to Exit #282 (Hespeler Rd.) Cambridge (Regional Rd. 24) Travel North (right) on Hespeler Rd. to Kossuth Rd. Turn left on Kossuth Rd. Travel 6 km. Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is on the left hand side From LONDON, WINDSOR, DETROIT via Hwy 401 Follow Hwy 401 East to Exit 282 Hespeler Rd. (Regional Rd. 24) Travel North (left) on Hespeler Rd. to Kossuth Rd. Turn left on Kossuth Rd. Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is on the left hand side

Teachers corner

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Plan an amazing class trip for your students with their hands-on, interactive and curriculum connected programs for JK to Grade 12. Programs including interactive based programming with a nature interpreter, Exploring the Life of a Butterfly, and Live Insect Encounters!

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Remember your trip to Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory with a souvenir from the Paradise Gift Store. Open year round, the Gift Store sells butterfly and bug collectables, framed butterflies and insects, nature books, educational children's toys and more.

Need a little extra help?

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Give them a call if you have any questions about accessibility!

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When can we go?

10am - 5pm, 7 days a week (last entry 4pm)

Open year round but closed Christmas, and New Years Day

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