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.
I've been to this place a number of times in the past, very enjoyable, but very hot. The visits were 5 stars. We went to photograph butterflies, and this time, a large amount of the ones seen had...
Pennington, New Jersey
Fantastic. Our two teenage daughters were not very enthusiastic about going there, but they loved the place so much that they wanted to go there again the next day (we had plans---so we could not go...
For family's we had a good time. It is about a 15 min drive away from the falls. Small, but lots of butterflies of all shapes and sizes.