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Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory

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Address: Box 901, Mackinac Island, MI 49757-0901
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Experience free-flying exotic butterflies in a lush garden environment.

Experience free-flying exotic butterflies in a lush garden environment.

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Part of the carriage tour and a wonderful Addition for only $5 more!

For $5 extra on the carriage tour you can stop off at the Butterfly Conservatory. It's a beautiful little extra we paid for and walked through- it's very small but the butterflies... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
SistaSandy121
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Sterling Heights Mi
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is part of the carriage tour package or you can purchase it separately. Lots of butterflies, but is it a small facility. You may want to consider the "Wings of Mackinac" instead. Provides history and much more information than just seeing butterflies and a gift shop.

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Sterling Heights Mi
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77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

For $5 extra on the carriage tour you can stop off at the Butterfly Conservatory. It's a beautiful little extra we paid for and walked through- it's very small but the butterflies were plenty. They were beautiful and I was in awe of how they were everywhere as if we were not in their world. One landed on my leg... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory is a fabulous addition to the Carriage Tour. A wonderful place to photograph and view the amazing butterflies.

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Austin, Texas
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I was really surprised that the butterflies in this house were so calm and stationary, meaning it was super easy to get good photos of them. I've been in a lot of butterfly houses in different places and normally it is tough to capture them, but this place has a lot of butterflies and they seem very content lounging for... More 

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Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Hundreds of different types of butterfly's flutter around as you stroll through this butterfly house. There are many different types of flowers in which the butterflies land. It is a small area. There are benches Where you can sit and enjoy watching these beautiful insects fly around. Soft music plays in the background. Outside area around the butterfly building is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

My kids loved this place! I would definitely recommend making this one of your stops while on the island. Especially if you have little ones.

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Sewell, New Jersey
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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Been to other butterfly exhibits and on a scale of 1 - 10, would give this a 5. If you have been to a butterfly exhibit suggest you save your $, if not it's ok to visit.

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Thank Ron S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We enjoy this butterfly house. It's a bit hard to get to unless you ride the carriage, but it's beautiful inside

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Thank Becky O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We got there early and the butterflies were just waking up so we got lots of photos of them with their wings closed and then with them open. Very beautiful.

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Thank EllenKlaarenWubbels
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This was our first time at the Butterfly House, which is located directly behind St. Anne's Catholic Church on Main Street. I am so glad we went! The butterfly exhibit was top-notch and they also have a bee display, a turtle pond, and lots of other displays. It was just me and my husband, but there were lots of families... More 

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