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Tom Allen Memorial Butterfly House

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Interesting and cute

I am a butterfly buff, so I try to find a butterfly farm/house in whatever city I am visiting... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
61Bebe54
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Towson, Maryland
Beautiful butterflies

We were there during the borrowing owl festival and the attendant was very knowledgeable about the... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2016
Coleen H
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Jun 9, 2018
“Interesting and cute”
Jul 9, 2018
“Butterfly Heaven”
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5505 Rose Garden Dr, Cape Coral, FL 33914-8052
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great place to view butterflies and learn about their life cycle and habitat. Bring your camera! You may also see the resident iguana as he gets buzzed by his butterfly friends.

Thank John K
Reviewed June 9, 2018

I am a butterfly buff, so I try to find a butterfly farm/house in whatever city I am visiting. This butterfly facility was small, but so very interesting. The lady was very knowledgeable and coupled with what I already knew made for an interesting 30...More

1  Thank 61Bebe54
Reviewed June 7, 2018

It is nice that they have this outside the recreational center @ Rotary Park. Friends of Wildlife gives free tours three days a week. Please be aware that is is a very small screen enclosure and the varieties of butterflies are limited. If it is...More

2  Thank FL_TraveltheWorld
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

The lady that provided information about butterflies was very knowledgeable. The butterfly enclosure was very small, maybe 30' x 30' and we saw maybe 10-15 butterflies. The information session was free.

3  Thank Kathy I
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Great teaching tool for children and adults. A must if you are re-locating to SW FL and are interested in planting a garden that attracts butterflies.

1  Thank ardelles248
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Butterfly house is so much fun for children and grandchildren! The guides do a fine job of providing guidance, and explaining what everything is about!

3  Thank Fishnbrownie
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Dedicated volunteers care for and promote the native Butterflies in Cape Coral, FL Learned so much in just one visit.

1  Thank BJameson
Reviewed July 10, 2016

We were there during the borrowing owl festival and the attendant was very knowledgeable about the butterflies in the house and what they ate for food. Very relaxing to walk around in and see the different plants and gorgeous butterflies.

1  Thank Coleen H
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Visited in February the day before the burrowing owl festival when the staff was introducing new butterflies (they ship through the mail, who knew?) The house contains the various plants that each type of butterfly prefers. I don't know about the seasonal mix that must...More

1  Thank ThomasYV
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Knowledgeable staff and lovely park. Lots of information for homeowners wanting to provide for pollinators.

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rock2651
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Response from Global810642 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There is no cost--it's free. There is a donation jar. It's in a public park. Do check their website for the times when the "butterfly person" gives the tour--she was excellent. Denny
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