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“A treat” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cockrell Butterfly Center

Cockrell Butterfly Center
Ranked #5 of 259 things to do in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Next to the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the glass-enclosed butterfly habitat includes a simulated rainforest and thousands of colorful butterflies. A dramatic 50-foot waterfall and exotic plants transport visitors.
Houston, Texas
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295 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“A treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Already reviewed.. But a must see for plant enthusiasts and scads of lovely butterflies. Gorgeous setting.. Fun for all ages

Visited August 2012
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Anchorage, Alaska
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Loved it! Really had fun. I could not believe all the beautiful butterflies. The plants were nice too. Loved the iguana. Brought two little kids and they had fun.

Visited January 2013
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Houston
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Must See”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Three stories glass enclosure filled with thousands of butterflies flitting about. Go on a sunny day for the best view. Take a camera and focus on a child's face. Sooner or later, you'll catch a look of true wonder

Visited March 2012
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

It was very nice experience, although if you already saw butterfly center in Vienna this one is not very different so you won't be too impressed. But still worth to see :)

Visited June 2012
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Missouri City, Texas
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Go on a nice day!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Don't come here on a cloudy or overcast day. The butterflies will be sleeping and the visit will not be worth it. Considered getting married here because I heard about it at a bridal show, but it is too small and I didn't want to risk all of the butterflies sleeping.

Visited February 2012
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