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Address: 409 Bulgarmarsh Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878-3866
Phone Number: 401-849-9519
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This is a commercial butterfly farm.

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What a gem!

Loved the exotic butterflies and the depth of knowledge exhibited by the staff. Unfortunately, when I went back a few days later with my camera, it was closed. Apparently, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
jobaltravels
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Wynantskill, New York
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Rhode Island
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Went to the Butterfly Zoo with a friend as we purchased a Groupon discount admission. Don't let first impressions fool you! Outside is nothing to look at and at first we drove right by the place. Once inside, it is absolutely amazing. So many beautiful butterflies and so much color. The day we went they were really flying all around.... More 

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Hopedale, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

If you've never been to a butterfly farm and have toddlers, this place is perfect - small and quiet. However, if you've ever been to a real butterfly farm, you should skip this. We had a groupon and spent about 15 minutes here. The young man who assisted us was very polite, friendly, and knowledgeable, but spoke with us like... More 

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Thank MelissaMS61
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This butterfly zoo is really tiny and probably you should visit early in the season, like May or June, when there would be more butterflies. Not too many at this time of year but they still will land on you. The employee who was there this day was very knowledgeable and a lot of fun to listen to and kids... More 

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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Loved the butterflies!! They do not come out if it is cool and cloudy, so plan your trip for a bright and sunny day and you will be amazed! The owner had a stroke earlier in the summer, but the guides from URI are still at the Farm and giving tours. It is NOT CLOSED due to the owner's stroke,... More 

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4 Thank Judith E
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38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Many interesting looking catterpillars and butterlies. Nice way to spend an hour. Bring the kids- as long as they arent a toddler. You cant touch the butterflies- so i could see that being difficult for them. Worth the trip.

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Wynantskill, New York
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Loved the exotic butterflies and the depth of knowledge exhibited by the staff. Unfortunately, when I went back a few days later with my camera, it was closed. Apparently, the owner. Had a stroke and the landlord closed shop on him. I hope for a speedy recovery!

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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129 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Without a Groupon, we would not have known the place existed. Day trip to Tiverton for a visit was worthwhile, but if we had arrived earlier than 10:55, it might not have happened. We saw the Closed sign and were turning around to leave when two young men pulled in. Turns out they are the "guides," who told us they... More 

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189 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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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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91 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 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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80 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 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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