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Discover thousands of freely flying exotic butterflies in a lush tropical garden

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Meet our Butterflies

Use our online guide to learn all about our exotic Lepidoptera!

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Your Wedding Venue

Celebrate your special day in a tropical paradise surrounded by butterflies!

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Summer Programs

Check out our daily schedules, guided tours and much more!

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Chrysalis Café

Open daily! Check out our newly renovated space for lunch, snacks, or drinks!

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Latest News


A Conservatory Love Story

With Valentine's Day approaching we're feeling extra mushy and couldn't help but share this cute story. For Emily, it was just another Friday afternoon and just a normal visit to

What’s the buzz? How Insects Communicate

Because of their unique anatomies, insects communicate in very different ways than humans. In contrast to humans,  insects rarely rely on sight to communicate. Insects are

A Place for Celebrations

The Conservatory is truly a special place. When we look back on the year and see the number of events and celebrations we’ve been chosen to

Moments Make the Best Gifts

December is here and for a lot of us, that means holiday shopping! It's no secret that experiential gifts are topping a lot of lists this

4 Reasons to Visit the Conservatory in Wintertime

1. Come warm up here! The weather outside is frightful, and our entire facility is indoors! The Conservatory temperature ranges from 24°C (75°F)

Calling young scientists: A contest all about the physics of flying insects!

A passion for learning is something we love and encourage here at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, so when the esteemed Professor Orbax from the Physics Department