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Butterfly Conservatory

Viceroy Butterfly © PiccoloNamek
Viceroy Butterfly © PiccoloNamek

The Key West Butterfly Conservatory is like a trip through paradise, as visitors walk through the tropical wonderland filled with free-flying butterflies and brightly-coloured birds. The conservatory is home to nearly 60 species of butterfly and 20 different species of birds, all contained in climate-controlled glass habitats with waterfalls, streams and a hundreds of flowering plants. 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 the caterpillars. There is also a gallery showcasing butterfly art and a gift shop selling souvenirs.

Address: 1316 Duval St

E-mail: info@keywestbutterfly.com

Website: www.keywestbutterfly.com

Telephone: (305) 296 2988

Opening times: Open daily 9am-5.30pm

Admission: $12 adults, $9 children 4-12 years, other concessions available