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The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World

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Address: 6750 McGulpin Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Phone Number: 906-847-3972
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Butterflies

We have been visiting the island for years and had never been here. We were so glad that we did on our most recent visit. There were so many butterflies fluttering about that you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tai8592
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting the island for years and had never been here. We were so glad that we did on our most recent visit. There were so many butterflies fluttering about that you had to watch where you stepped. They were gorgeous but know that it is very warm in their habitat. After you leave the butterfly area they... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great to take kids from 2-200. You see nature in a enclosed environment and get to see butterflies up close. bring your camera.

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Thank mi_maverick
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We always plan a visit to stop while visiting the island. It is extremely hot inside because the butterflies need it to be. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful....and at the end they have added more to it with the insects.

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Hanover Park, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Such a nice place to visit. 2015 - About $ 9.00 to get in. If you are staying on the Island for more then a day you can get a wristband and it will allow you to enter as many times as you want while you are on the Island or maybe you are going back and forth from across... More 

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Odon
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50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Very nice exhibit and garden area for the butterflies. I would recommend it for families as well because kids would love being in the greenhouse with the butterflies.

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Rochester, MN
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44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

I loved the butterfly house. Saw many different varieties of butterflies. It was very peaceful and interesting. People of all ages will like!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Our grandchildren have all visited the Butterfly Garden! All the activity of butterflies are amazing. All different colors! Blue, orange, black and red! They all enjoyed it!

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Loved seeing all of the butterflies just flying around. These are ones you would never see in your yard. You pay once snd they give you a wristband so you can come back another day if you want.

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Sacramento, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

If you or your family like this sort of thing, it's worth the price. And, you can get a package horse drawn tour that includes this and the historical house museum stuff. Definitely part of the Mackinac experience.

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Medina, Ohio
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I've seen larger butterfly houses, but this is nice and quaint for the area. Lots of photo opportunities here and you can stay as long as you want.

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