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Fjarilshuset (Butterfly House)

Hagaparken, Stockholm, Sweden
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As featured in Stockholm for young kids
Ranked #119 of 159 attractions in Stockholm
Type: Parks, Gardens, Hiking Trails
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This indoor tropical nature preserve provides a nice escape from the cold. There are more than 700 types of butterflies in a 3,000-square-meter indoor... more » Owner description: This indoor tropical nature preserve provides a nice escape from the cold. There are more than 700 types of butterflies in a 3,000-square-meter indoor habitat, as well as many different plants and animals. « less
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Helsinki, FInland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Fjärilshuset or Butterfly House is a bit away from Stockholm center, and if you are a tourist without your own car, you'll have to take subway to Odenplan and then a bus. However, it's not too difficult to find but it takes a while to get there. The place is in a lovely park, Hagalund park, which has a royal... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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136 reviews 136 reviews
28 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The kids (10 & 11) wanted to come here after being lured in by the many ads on the subway. Fjärilshuset now also boast an aquarium with sharks and this was what they really came to see. To be frank I found the place severly overpriced and the aquarium was a real let down as well. Having visited the wonderful... More

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Vaxholm, Sweden
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The butterfly house have the potential to be a nice little stop for everyone interested in gardens and nature. It's small and well suited for those of us with short legs and small feet. Reality however is a totally diffent thing. From outside it looks like a factory. Dark and brooding it lurches at the end of a mud puddle... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Many butterflies and flowers. But this is not the woth-seeing place. The garden/park surrounding the Butterfly House is a beauty though.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Spend your time exploring the park surrounding the butterfly house instead of going inside, exploring the park is free and its very scenic. Entry to the butterfly house is 110SEK for an adult which is a ridiculous price considering the small area you can explore (should cost 60 or 70SEK). I'm unsure where the 3000m2 measurements came from but I... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Nice excursion on a cold day as the temperature inside is above +30C :-) Rating is down because of the price to enter and aslo that you are not aloowed to bring your trolly (even if the baby is a sleep) inside to have coffe.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

There are butterflies and fish and frogs etc here. A good place to bring kids but not so interesting for adults I think.

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Stockholm
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

Went there with our 1,5 year old. One butterfly circled around her a couple of times. She didn't know if she should be scared or thought it was fun. But it sure was fascinating! There is a lunch cafe indoor and you can even sit outside in the garden. It's beautifully located in Hagaparken (big park). There are also fish,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Saw about 5 small butterflies. Most definitely a tourist trap. Waste of time and money. The park in which the butterfly is located is beautiful.

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Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

A lovely little slice of the exotic, especially coming in out of a cold damp winter day. The landscaping is nicely done with tropical plants and water features and koi fish and the only drawback is that it's quite small. There is a nice coffee shop and small store

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