The butterfly habitat is enclosed with glass walls, has a waterfall and is filled with tropical foliage, and multiple varieties of butterflies. The path thru the habitat has steps, and some of them were wet. There are a few small benches along the path.The habitat is warm and humid (even in February when we went). We spent almost an hour and a half in there. We could have walked thru in less time, but we were trying to get a few pictures. There is an elevator for handicapped use only, but wheelchair access must be limited to the upper and lower areas that are level, since they couldn't make it thru the stairway portions of the pathway. Quite a few of the butterflies had damaged wings and were showing signs of a good bit of wear and tear, on the day we went. We went on a weekday and it was not crowded. There was only one group of school kids there. We took a tip from another Trip Advisor reviewer to go on a sunny day to see the butterflies flitting about, that was a good tip.
Also included with admission to the center is an indoor museum area of butterfly related interests.
If you own or manage Cockrell Butterfly Center, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.