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Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory

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The butterflies and the foliage were all quite beautiful! Rhett and Scarlet were quite... read more

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Stanhope, United States
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This is what the Garden of Eden must have looked like. So peaceful and beautiful. Butterflies... read more

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Diana W
Tehachapi, California
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 January 2012

I have to admit...out of all of the attractions in Key West...I really didn't want to even go to the Key West Butterfly Conservatory. I have been to Butterfly "farms" in St. Maarten and in Costa Rica. Been there, done that. BUT.....this completely took me...More

7  Thank elicoz
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Reviewed 27 March 2009

At first we were excited to go and see the beautiful butterflies. We endorse and encourage the conservation of butterflies but were shocked and appalled at what we found. Butterflies not flying free in an open garden but imprisoned in a room. Butterflies can be...More

14  Thank fatbbooyy
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Reviewed today via mobile

The butterflies and the foliage were all quite beautiful! Rhett and Scarlet were quite entertaining and the staff was friendly and welcoming. We got so many great pictures and video vignettes. The gift shop was also fun! Thoroughly enjoyed this experience.

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Reviewed yesterday

This is what the Garden of Eden must have looked like. So peaceful and beautiful. Butterflies everywhere. A must see int he Keys.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not all in our group wanted to check out the Conservatory, but a few of us did so we made it happen. So glad we did, it's Beautiful and Fascinating. As soon as you walk through the doors there are 1000's of butterflies flying around...More

Thank Tsalles
Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful place to visit. The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. If you wear bright colors the butterflies will come to you and perch. They also have a great gift shop with unique gifts.

Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a must see while in Key West. Butterflies are amazing and the guides are extremely knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow, amazing and beautiful! This place is a must when in Key West. Just looking at all the different types of butterflies was just amazing. The staff was helpful in telling us how the get the butterflies, and where they come from. Then you pay...More

Thank wendy4jr
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a fabulous place to spend an hour. It is not a large attraction so you don't need more than about an hour. Beautiful butterflies, flamingo, ducks, birds. Just lovely.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you love everything about butterflies, or if you want to learn more about their life cycle, this is the place to go!

Thank Georgia C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a really enjoyable hour or so here. The gift shop is also very good. The butterfly area also has small birds, turtles and rescued flamingoes. We also saw Japanese quail. There are many lovely coloured butterflies and it’s very interesting to see them. I...More

Thank Arandbee
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was one of the coolest experiences in Key West. You walk through a beautiful and lush conservatory that is filled with flying butterflies. It's like being in an animated Disney movie

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13 November 2018|
Response from Andy B | Reviewed this property |
I can't see why not. It is a completely indoor sanctuary.
24 July 2018|
Response from Adventure802616 |
Was just there today...as of yet, they have not.
24 July 2018|
Response from Andy B | Reviewed this property |
If they are the 2 green birds, I don't think so. They were primarily in a tree by the exit door and I never saw them with young or really concerned about anything but the people trying to get a good picture of them.