Boston Side Trip – The Butterfly Place in Westford, MA is a fun family side trip from Boston (about 40 miles north). The Butterfly Place offers several ways to save on tickets, with some tickets available for more than half off the regular price from one popular deals source, with 2 for 1 tickets valid for use whenever you want to go, now through October 31, 2013. (Deal details below.)
The Butterfly Place is a 3100 square-foot glass atrium housing more than 500 butterflies from nearly 50 species from around the world. Plan to spend about an hour at one visit, but you can come and go as you please because your tickets are valid all day. Friendly staff members are on hand to “answer questions and show you eggs, caterpillars and cocoons up close.”
WHEN: These tickets don’t expire until October 31, 2013. (After that they’re still good for the price paid.)
WHERE: The Butterfly Place, 120 Tyngsboro Road Westford, MA 01886 (approximately 40 miles north of Boston and just 5 miles south of the Pheasant Lane Mall (in Nashua, New Hampshire) on the Westford / Tyngsboro town line). Free parking.
SAVVY TIPS: Bring your camera. And dress for a balmy 80-85 degrees, the temperature they keep the butterfly flight area. (All other areas are air conditioned.)
OTHER WAYS TO SAVE:
- Senior Citizen Admission to The Butterfly Place – Discount Tickets $6 on Monday-Friday, 1pm and 3pm for people age 65 years and older. Show your ID when you get tickets at the gate.
- Home Schooler Admission to The Butterfly Place – Discount Tickets $6 on Monday through Friday between 1pm-3pm for families who home school. Get these at the gate.
- Military Admission to The Butterfly Place — Discount Tickets $1 Off per person for active duty, veterans and their families for up to 4 people. Show your military ID when you get tickets at the gate.