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Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, Florida

 
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ainoChan's pictureby ainoChan Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 16th of September, 2010
I've never, ever seen so many beautiful colors in one place in my entire life. The conservatory is just beautiful. There's no other word, only if you can find one that combines all the positive adjectives!:)

The place is not so big, so we didn't have time to get bored by long rows and exhibitions. And while we walked through the conservatory there were several butterflies that landed on our shoulders or in our palms if we held out our hands. It was truly amazing. If there wouldn't have been other people, and there wouldn't have been a roof above our heads I would have thought I was in forest paradise of butterflies! :)

Address:
1316 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040, USA

Price:
Adults $12, Children $8.50

Opening Hours:
Daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

On the web:
http://www.keywestbutterfly.com/

 
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