Butterfly House

The Butterfly House at Malahide Castle & Gardens

Step into the wonderful world of butterflies at Malahide Castle’s Cambridge Glasshouse and get up close to the 20 different species of butterflies from the Heliconius Melpomene Postman to the Phoebus Phileas Orange Barred Sulphur flying freely among the exotic and tropical collection of plants and trees.

Wander around the Cambridge Glasshouse where the butterflies are located and learn all about this fascinating creature and experience for yourself the captivating life cycle of the butterfly. Open all year round from 9.30am- 5.30pm. Last access 4.30pm


We’ve tickets on sale at the Visitor Centre admission desk. Ticket prices:

  • Adults €7.50
  • Child €4
  • Family €20 ( 2 + 2 )

Get a taste of the experience with the below video and then come for a visit to see these gorgeous butterflies in real life:

The Butterfly House was officially opened on 21 July 2018. See the lovely footage from the launch event below:

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