You’ll Want To Plan A Day Trip To Detroit’s Magical Butterfly House
Spring is in the air, even if the chilly weather seems to suggest otherwise lately. There’s no better way to ring in the new season than with a visit to one of the most colorful, whimsical locales in all of Detroit. If you’re a kid or even just a kid at heart, you’ll have an absolute blast exploring the Motor City’s stunning butterfly house.
The Detroit Zoo is located at 8450 W 10 Mile Rd. in Royal Oak. It’s here that you’ll find the breathtaking Butterfly Garden, situated inside the zoo’s Interpretive Gallery.
No matter how many times you’ve visited, you’re sure to be absolutely delighted. There’s something undeniably magical about setting foot inside this locale.
The butterflies within the beautiful garden are free-flying, so you might even feel one of these stunning creatures perch gently on your shoulder.
Marvel at 25 species of butterfly, each of which serves as a fresh and colorful addition to the space. You’ll wonder if you’ve stepped into a real-life fairytale.
The temperature within the Butterfly Garden remains at 75 degrees year-round, so you’ll certainly want to leave your cold-weather clothes outside.
As if the garden itself weren't special enough, the zoo offers a special "Breakfast with the Butterflies" event, which allows visitors to enjoy tasty eats and participate in an educational butterfly release.
Snap a few photos of these fluttering friends or simply enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.
The Butterfly Garden even serves as a wedding venue from time to time!
So, what are you waiting for? When you’re ready for a genuinely magical experience, make your way to the Butterfly Garden within the incredible Detroit Zoo.
Entrance to the butterfly exhibit is included with the cost of general zoo admission. For more information about the Butterfly Garden and other exhibits that call the Detroit Zoo home, check out their website
Looking for another beautiful garden near Detroit to visit once the weather warms up? Check out our previous articles featuring the
Cranbrook House and Gardens and Motor City’s magical Belle Isle Conservatory.
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