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Address: Burggarten, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 533 8570
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:15 pm

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Pleasant short visit

The only real reason we visited was because the snow and wind were too bad to do anything outdoors, but that said, this was a lovely well-presented butterfly house with some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Dundee, United Kingdom

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The only real reason we visited was because the snow and wind were too bad to do anything outdoors, but that said, this was a lovely well-presented butterfly house with some beautiful butterflies and plants to see. There was an incubator by the door with many different chrysalises so it was very interesting.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I stopped in the butterfly and palm house while walking around the area with my friend. We failed to realize that it's incredibly hot and humid inside of the house. It was 90 degrees that day so we could only tolerate being inside the even hotter butterfly house for a short time. Inside there were a lot of butterflies but... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Quite small and slow to get around with a stroller because I had to consistently stop/go back and let people pass. I only saw 3 types of butterflies. Expected more for the money.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

When you realize what an incredible achievement this is, perhaps it can be appreciated. A very old biological experiment that is still alive after centuries. It is supposed to be very hot. It simulates a tropical environment at an extremely northern latitude. You can see the pupae developing in glass boxes. The living specimens are stunning. Absolutely worth it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Kids loved this place. There are some beautiful butterflies flying around and a few even sat on my children's hands which excited them very much. The entry fee is a bit high for the size of this place. It was just a tad humid inside, but I guess they have to keep it that way for the orchids and other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very nice, kids 5 y.o. liked it very much. Its very small but it perfectly fits the attention time of my kids.

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Lewiston, Idaho, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

It was misleading from photos, the place is very small, very humid, do not see on a hot day. Besides that they charge 6 euros to see it. I would recommend you scare your money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This was a lovely interlude for our family during a stay in Vienna. My children were absolutely fascinated by the large range of butterflies of all sizes that flitted around them (and sometimes landed on them). Well worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Butterfly House was way too over-priced for what it was. The entrance fee is €6 and to give you an idea of how small it is, if you were to walk the path inside from beginning to end it would take 1 -2 minutes!! I would only suggest going in here if you have a great love of butterflies.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

If you are tired of zoos, but your kids still insist on seeing animals in their trip - this is the sort of solutions that can satisfy all parties. Specifically, the butterfly house has a magic of its own. Try it.

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Address: Burggarten, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 533 8570
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:15 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:15 pm

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.