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The Butterfly Place

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Address: 120 Tyngsboro Road, Westford, MA 01886
Phone Number: 978-392-0955
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A lovely bit of summer in the middle of winter

We went to escape winter for a bit and enjoy some flowers and butterflies. They were absolutely lovely and just what we needed. It is not a large place, and not super cheap but I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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137 reviews 137 reviews
27 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We went to escape winter for a bit and enjoy some flowers and butterflies. They were absolutely lovely and just what we needed. It is not a large place, and not super cheap but I like it for an annual visit to escape winter. Great for families as well.

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Dracut, Massachusetts
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131 reviews 131 reviews
61 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife and I visited The Butterfly Place with our two young grandchildren on a winter Saturday. It was pretty crowded with other families, so it was not the "escape" I expected. As soon as you walk through the door there is a gift shop with merchandise at all prices, low to high. For my taste the admission prices are... More 

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bflybut, Owner at The Butterfly Place, responded to this review

Hi! Sylvia here from The Butterfly Place. Thank-you for your review. I think that you gave a description that is helpful. It can be busy on week-ends. Week day afternoons tend to be quieter. As far as price, we receive no grants or government subsidies. Our customers are our only support. I'm glad that you visited! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I took both of my granddaughters on separate occasions, with friends; and the girls, roughly 10 years old, loved the place. It is compact; but that way you get to see all the creatures. They have an excellent exhibit of the metamorphosis of the butterfly and a large selection of them. They also have some cute birds and Vietnamese Quail.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I really love how peaceful this place is. The staff know a lot about the butterflies and moths. There are little quails running around so be careful. If you are bringing children make sure they know to be gentle. They have a beautiful garden as well. If you get hot very easily make sure you are prepared. Otherwise, relax and... More 

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bflybut, Manager at The Butterfly Place, responded to this review

Hi! Sylvia here from The Butterfly Place. Thank-you very much! We are always very happy when we have repeat customers! Hope you'll come next season! From now until 2/13/15 we have anonline special....buy four tickets for only $25, $6.25/ticket vs. $12 for adults. We are celebrating our 25th anniversary open in 2015!!! Thanks Again. More 

Amesbury, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Beautiful butterflies but rather expensive - grandchildren (age 7 and 10) enjoyed it very much - 10 year old girl could have lasted well over an hour - seven year old lost attention at 45 minutes. Well kept -- professional to answer questions.

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Rodman, New York
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20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We purchased two different sets of tickets on 2 separate groupon accounts. When we first got here the manager was going to make us pay again but once we explained the situation we we're let in. The area itself was very nice, lots of different species of butterflies and very pretty. However the area was very small. There were about... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you can tolerate the humidity and parents who are not mindful all the time ( the latter not always in attendance) but LOVE the beauty of wings aloft and sometimes setting on your shoulder or an extension of it, then the wonder and bliss of this place is food for your soul. The type of butterflies differ from time... More 

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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The place is small. And I mean SMALL! There is one room covered with glass roof where the butterflies and a couple of white little birds coexist. Don't remember how much I paid the entrance fee (one can find it on their website) but I remember the feeling that I overpaid. There are also few rooms with dusty glass display... More 

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Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This is amazing place to visit during cold winter days... You would dive into the summer time with many kind of butterflies, parrots and other birds... Chill music will relax you and place in good mood... Place is not too big, so it may happened to be crowdy... It is about 80F inside and about 90% humidity - so be... More 

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Raymond, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The name says it all. Lots of other birds also live in with the butterfly's. Lots of flowers and trees make this a great place to just sit on one of the stone benches and take in God's beauty. The people working there are very nice and helpful. Small but a great quality activity for all ages at a very... More 

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