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Chaa Creek Natural History Museum

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Blue Morph Butterfly - VERY Nice and VERY NICE PEOPLE!

Went to Chaa Creek to see the Blue Morph Butterfly exhibit and we were very pleased. Inexpensive... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
GoGreener2
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Cleveland
Cool, educational way to spend a few hours.

This visit was a cool experience, especially the time in the butterfly room. The Blue Morpho... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
nsb218
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Fremont
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

Went to Chaa Creek to see the Blue Morph Butterfly exhibit and we were very pleased. Inexpensive ($5-7 BZ) and at the beautiful Chaa Creek Resort. The people there were SO nice!! After our very interesting tour of the Blue Morph Butterfly house, we toured...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

This visit was a cool experience, especially the time in the butterfly room. The Blue Morpho butterflies are beautiful and it was so cool to see the in all their life cycle stages. The NAtural History Museum has some really cool specimens and the guides...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

The blue morpho butterfly garden is worth the visit! lots of history on the flora, fauna, and Mayan ancestors there.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TJErmoian
Reviewed April 24, 2018

I was super excited to come here as it was an important part of my trip. I had raised my own butterflies so seeing the blues in each stage of development was great. Quick hour long tour of the farm itself while the museum is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Dani E
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Having been to many Butterfly attractions in the US, I always wondered about how they stocked their sites. We learned firsthand how it is done at this center where our knowledgeable guide explained the life cycle of butterflies and how the challenges of farming them....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed April 5, 2018

The guides provide informative talks on the Cultural aspects of Belize as well as on the Blue Morpho. You also get to 'interact' with the Blue Morphos . Very educational and fun!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank eli912017
Reviewed April 1, 2018

If you're out and about in the San Jose Succotz area, this is a great little stop. We did it after spending the morning at Xunantunich. You don't need more than about an hour, but the butterfly hut is worth it and the naturalists on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Amee F
Reviewed March 7, 2018

the butterfly house is amazing! so many Morphos. they land on your head and your shirt. you can see them hatching. It is a very well maintained facility and the little Museum is quite interesting and attractive...but it's the Morphos that will get to you!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank viajeragringa
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Well worth a visit to find out more of the local history and wildlife. Knowledgeable guide explained what is on view. Whilst there go to the butterfly sanctuary.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank mcwheel
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We weren't staying at the resort (wish we were- it looked amazing), but it was an easy walk on a trail from the main desk...our 4 yo did it no problem. The little museum was simple but good - dried insect specimens & local floral/fauna...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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