The Key West Butterfly Conservatory is billed as a trip to paradise, and a walk through the tropical wonderland filled with free-flying butterflies and colourful birds is certainly a magical experience. The conservatory is hom to nearly 60 species of butterfly and 20 different species of birds, all contained in climate-controlled glass habitats. In the Learning Center, visitors can explore the butterfly anatomy, physiology, lifecycle, feeding and migratory world of the Monarch, and get an up-close view of live caterpillars.
Address: 1316 Duval Street, Key West
Telephone: (305) 296 2988
Opening times: Daily 9am-5pm; last entry at 4:30pm.
Admission: $12 (adults), $8.50 (children 4-12); Free for children under 4.