Watching 2,000 butterflies from over 45 different species flutter all around you in tropical warmth is truly a wonder to behold. The Butterfly Conservatory is a year-round indoor attraction that’s ideal for families, and little ones will be awestruck by the spectacle.
Following a short, informative video introduction, paths lead you through the rainforest setting past ponds and waterfalls to the Emergence window, where newly-hatched butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight.
The Butterfly Conservatory is located on the grounds of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens in Niagara Falls, 10 minutes north of the Falls. As with all Niagara Parks attractions, children 5 and under are free.
We stumbled across this by accident and it was a great find - I've never seen so many butterflies in one place. And the walk around the grounds was lovely too.
We, with brains fogged with tourist exhaustion, ended up here inadvertently when we were actually looking for the Floral Showhouse. Regardless, it was a lovely place. I recommend not skipping the...
We have been to several Butterfly Conservatories in various places, this one was the best. The butterflies were everywhere and we had several land on us. It is humid in the conservatory. It was...