An often overlooked venue for a great day out in the city is the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (CBC). It’s the perfect venue for families young and old! Whether you’re planning a tour, an event or sending a child to camp, the CBC fulfils many purposes for Cambridge and Waterloo region residents.
Anyone 14 years of age and older who can commit to at least one hour over six months can apply to become a volunteer at the CBC. Learn about and work with plants, birds and butterflies on a whole new level.
Plan Your Trip
Visit the conservatory online for hours, events and upcoming closures at www.cambridgebutterfly.com. Free parking is available on site and if you forget to pack a lunch the Chrysalis Cafe is open Monday - Friday 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. No plans for the Civic Holiday? The CBC will be open!
The CBC is a stunning backdrop for a wedding. Free flying butterflies, tropical plants, waterfalls and fountains make up a serene setting for your wedding day ceremony. Choose from all sorts of wedding packages and draw up your perfect wedding day plans at the CBC!
Book your next day or night function here. All service is handled by the Chrysalis Cafe. Get down to business with meetings and let off some steam as you tour the conservatory between sessions. The inspiring sounds and foliage are a great way to inspire your staff or guests.
BugQuest Summer Day Camp
All sorts of children’s day camps are running at the CBC in both July and August. Camps are open to children ages five to 12. More information about these camps and how to register is available at www.cambridgebutterfly.com. If your child loves bugs and insects the CBC is the perfect venue to send them over the summer.
Be sure to plan a visit this summer!