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Address: 409 Bulgarmarsh Road, Tiverton, RI 02878
Phone Number: 401-849-9519
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Activities: Hiking
Description: This is a commercial butterfly farm.

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Quite the Unique Experience

Where else can you be among butterflies from all over the world, & have knowledgeable staff at your fingertips to enhance this experience? Only at the Newport Butterfly Zoo, now... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Where else can you be among butterflies from all over the world, & have knowledgeable staff at your fingertips to enhance this experience? Only at the Newport Butterfly Zoo, now located in Tiverton, RI. We brought my 8 year old niece who was a little skiddish, but could not stop talking about it afterwards. The photos cannot even capture the... More 

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Providence, RI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Don't be discouraged by negative reviews. If you love butterflies, you will enjoy this venue. It is not difficult to find if you use GPS. Watch for the very big sign. It is located on the grounds of a landscaping business. When you pull into the parking lot, you will see a sign identifying the Butterfly Zoo. It is very... More 

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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The butterflies are beautiful. If there were more space that could accommodate benches it would be a nice place for older children or adults to just sit and watch, the butterflies were all very busy and most didn't land anywhere for long. The whole one-room "zoo" is not very big, but since people's stays are not too long it was... More 

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Small place but well worth the trip. The butterflies are gorgeous, the staff very knowledgeable and love to share the knowledge. I learned a lot about the butterflies, and we were able to come in and out several times on one admission. The butterflies will land on you (which is considered lucky) and will ride around on you for minutes... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We attempted to visit on a Sunday. Based on their schedule they should have been open. However after calling 3 or 4 times with no answer, we figured we'd take a ride down. My husbands phone rang, and it was the owner. He informed us that he was in the hospital recovering from a heart attack. We felt horrible for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Zoo is a strong word for this place - more like a super sized tent. Although smaller than I imagined - I had an amazing time. Perfect photo opp! My pics came out beautiful. The staff was helpful and knew a lot bout butterflies. He told us the owner was sick and recovering from an accident - my hope is... More 

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Belmont, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

When your GPS tells you to turn, turn even though you don't see the place. This place is the owner's delight. Butterflies from all over the world in a small tent like structure. Very pleasant people run this attraction. It is up to you how long you stay. I can imagine a visit as short as 10 minutes. We stayed... More 

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shelton,ct
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Planned a trip to Newport and then saw a Groupon offer for the Butterfly Farm, which I ordered.Arrived at the Farm on our last day. We had 3 days of rain so this sunny day was our only opportunity to visit, When we arrived we were greeted with a sign on the door, CLOSED. We spoke with Chris, who after... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went on the last weekend before they closed for the season. The outside is nothing to look at, but that's not why I was there. We took some wonderful pics and had a very nice conversation with the owner. Will be going back next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place is amazing. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. I highly recommend a visit at least a few times a year because the variety of the butterflies changes frequently. Don't forget to bring a camera!

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Address: 409 Bulgarmarsh Road, Tiverton, RI 02878
Phone Number: 401-849-9519
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Tiverton

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