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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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Third visit as enjoyable as the first!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
Veriuska_vee
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Westford, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a wonderful place to visit especially with children. It's not everyday that you can enter a space where butterflies fly around you and land on your finger or shoulders. The variety is a wonder to observe.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The butterflies are lovely and there are lots and lots of them. The educational section is great, but might not be interesting for young and/or active kids. The Butterfly Place is small, so on a busy weekend, it's crowded and loud. It's also quite warm, which is necessary for the butterflies, but dress accordingly if you don't like being hot.... More 

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