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Review of Cockrell Butterfly Center

Cockrell Butterfly Center
Ranked #6 of 273 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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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderdful place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

I spent my superbowl morning with two of my daughters at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The Cockrell Butterfly Center was very nice beginning with the very well informed greeters to the very infromative interactive zones. But the star of the show is the tropical butterfly walk through.

Visited February 2013
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Houston, TX
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77 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Never fails to delight!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

This is one of my grandchildrens favorite places. When they were in strollers and now in middle school, I am always delighted to see the expressions on their faces as they discover something they never saw before!

Visited July 2012
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Houston, Texas
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308 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“A treat”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great”
4 of 5 bubbles 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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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Must See”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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