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“wonderful experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Butterfly Rainforest

Butterfly Rainforest
SW 34th St. and Hull Road, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL 32611-2710
352 846-2000
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Gainesville
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Sanibel Island, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“wonderful experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

The museum is free, and the butterfly rainforest very inexpensive. This is a must for young families, and we were there without children and loved it like kids. Just wonderful

Visited February 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Lunch with the family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

My girls love sushi, they are very particular about the quality of what they eat. They were very impressed with the fare at Butterfly and so was I. If you happen to be in town stop by and grab a bite.

Visited August 2012
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The Dalles, Oregon
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44 attraction reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Experience Butterflies up close and personal.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Tremendously enjoyed our visit. Cost was about $10. We watched the daily release of butterflies. We were able to photograph them within inches. Also able to see the scientists working in the largest butterfly storage facility in the US. Excellent and beautiful learning experience,

Visited January 2013
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florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Peaceful and Serene”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

We saw the most beautiful birds and butterflies in a tropical setting, even though it was cold outside.

Visited November 2012
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Gainesville, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“The place to take your visitors”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Gone are the days when Gville had little to offer your visiting relatives except a trip down the Devil's Millhopper. Today there are so many choices, from the Harn Museum, Florida Museum of Natural History, Center for Performing Arts, and a more vibrant downtown. But one of my favorites is the Butterfly Rainforest at the Natural History Museum. It's beautiful, tranquil and very interesting, with butterfly releases and much information about these winged creatures. Highly recommend, with a visit to the rest of the museum and a stop at the Harn.

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