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12 Star Starred
The Butterfly Place
120 Tyngsboro Road Westford, MA 01886
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 20 members
Review from Callie McDowell
5 events 1 review

The only reason I gave this 4 stars instead of 5 is that I am afraid of bugs and inside this lovely place, they are flying around and landing everywhere. Even though butterflies are not really bugs, I could not take part in some of the most...continued

reviewed Apr 03 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
1 event 1 review

The place could use a design update.
A little mood music.
some paint, maybe some effect lighting on walls
and a patch on a leaky roof. Bathroom were the same, campish.
Butterfly exhibit was very nice as were plants.
Gift shop is a big pain...continued

reviewed Jul 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from sarahruter
6 events 1 review

Perfect event for a rainy spring day. The butterflies were beautiful and my kids were transfixed. You certainly don't need to spend the whole day there, though. About 45 minutes is more than enough.

reviewed May 15 2011 report as inappropriate
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The Butterfly Place is an indoor living environment for hundreds of butterflies, located in Westford, Mass. The 3,100-square-foot glass atrium houses nearly 50 species of butterflies and moths from all over the world.

Watch a 15-minute, continuously running video that explains the butterfly life cycle and shares fun facts. Explore exhibits in which you may observe eggs, caterpillars, cocoons and chrysalides. Each display gives information about the specific species featured.

The Butterfly Place offers a wide range of unique butterfly-themed gifts, jewelry, books, inexpensive souvenirs and educational materials, including a Butterfly Hatching Kit, so you can hatch and release your own live butterfly or moth at home.

Please visit event site for dates and hours of operation.

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