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Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Situated on a 107 acre site which includes the environmental sensitive Kossuth Bog, the 25,000 square foot facility includes a 10,800 square foot indoor tropical garden featuring 1000’s of free flying butterflies from all over the world, over 100 different varieties of tropical plants, waterfalls, streams, reflecting pools, tropical finches, Chinese painted quails and red-eared slider turtles.

The Conservatory opened on January 26, 2001 as Wings of Paradise Butterfly Conservatory and in 2010 changed its name to Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory to more accurately reflect the Butterfly Conservatory’s location and purpose.

Stroll among 1000's of free flying butterflies in an indoor tropical garden. Witness butterflies as they emerge from their chrysalises. Then visit our two galleries with mounted displays of insects and butterflies. Cafe and gift store on site.

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is a privately owned Canadian Corporation and derives its income solely from admissions, gift shop and café sales, and facility rentals. The Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory does not receive any financial support from the government.


Open year 'round! 10:00am to 5:00pm daily (last timed entry at 3:45pm)
Closed Monday from October to March - see website for most up to date hours 


  • January 1 – New Years Day – CLOSED
  • February 18 – Family Day – CLOSED DUE TO LOCKDOWN
  • April 19 – 22 – Easter Weekend – OPEN
  • May 20 – Victoria Day – OPEN
  • July 1 – Canada Day – OPEN
  • August 5 – Civic Holiday – OPEN
  • September 2 – Labour Day – OPEN
  • October 14 – Thanksgiving – OPEN
  • December 24 – 26 – Christmas Break – CLOSED
  • December 31 – New Years Eve – OPEN


*Chrysalis Café is temporarily closed as we work alongside the community to limit the spread of COVID-19.

10:30am to 3:30pm

10:00am to 4:00pm

Prices & Hours of Operation subject to change without notice.

Admission Prices

Timed entry only - tickets can be purchased online in advance at

Regular Admission

Visitor Admission
Members FREE (Learn more!)
General Admission
Seniors (65+) $12.50
Children (3-12) $7.50
Children (2 & under) FREE!

Special Needs (20% off)

Visitor Admission
Attendants (50% off) $7.50
General Admission
Seniors (65+) $10.00
Children (3-12) $6.00
Children (2 & under) FREE!

Please add HST to the above prices.

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is wheelchair-friendly. We are proud to accept the PAL Card as well as the Access 2 Card.

We are committed to the health & safety of all staff and visitors. We have made some changes to the way we move and interact throughout the facility to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Click here to see full details of our Health & Safety Commitments

Contact Information
2500 Kossuth Road, Cambridge, ON N3H 4R7, Canada N3H 4R7
Phone: 519-653-1234
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