Season ends September 4th, 2023

Labor Day

The Butterfly Garden

Our Garden is filled with plants and flowers that best showcase the hundreds of butterflies flying all around you. Enjoy the tranquil water features, and take in the tropical setting.

Honeybee Observation Hive

Watch bees making honey. Can you spot the Queen Bee?

Explore Our Butterflies

The Blue Morpho Butterfly is just one of dozens of different species you’ll see!


These amazing creatures are highly endangered in the wild, and have been bred in captivity and studied by scientists for generations.

Season ends September 4th, 2023

Labor Day


Open Daily 10 am to 5 pm, please arrive 30mins before closing.

Season ends Labor Day, September 4, 2023


Our tropical garden is in full bloom and hundreds of butterflies are waiting to meet you!

The Butterfly House

Hundreds of live butterflies from around the world.

The Bug Zoo

The Bug Zoo is home to hundreds of insects from around the world!

Admission Rates

$12/Adult $8/Child (4-12 yrs)
FREE – 3 & Under

Join Us out in the Community – Upcoming Local  Events

Monarch City USA Initiative

Elk Rapids Harbor Days August 2 – 5, 2023

Elk Rapids has become the FIRST local community to join in the Monarch City USA initiative.  We plan to celebrate this achievement with a live, Monarch Butterfly release.  Follow us on Facebook for more information, including event times and details.

Barker Creek Customer Appreciation Day

First Sunday in October, 1pm

FREE EVENT-All ages welcome

GT Butterfly House & Bug Zoo closes Labor Day, but our outreach continues!  Join us each October at Barker Creek’s annual celebration, where we teach about the valuable connection of pollinators to the plants depending on them.  We do a native butterfly release, and discuss each butterfly’s survival tactic as we head into the colder months.

Find Us:

G.T. Butterfly House & Bug Zoo
8840 E M-72,  Williamsburg, MI 49690


Hours – Open Daily

with last tours 30 mins before close

Opening May 1, 2023

Season ends September 4th, 2023 

Celebrating 10 Years Serving the Community

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 30 MINS TO CLOSING – We want you to have time to see it all!

About Us

Our vision for the Butterfly House and Bug Zoo started in 2012.  After careful consideration, a site was chosen for the zoo in the Spring of 2014.  Construction of the Butterfly House and the zoo exhibits were completed and ready for visitors in October 2014.

The purpose of the GT Butterfly House & Bug Zoo is to create an attraction that would provide the community education and a fun place to take kids to learn about the wonders of butterflies and their bug relatives.  As the Zoo grows in it’s mission, there are many plans ahead!