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Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory

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Beautiful butterflies!!

Love seeing the butterflies transform from caterpillars to a beautiful butterfly. Get to walk... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joann M
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Ishpeming, United States
Wonderful stop on the carriage tour

We took the carriage tour of the Island and this was one of the stops on that tour. The butterfly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
howlin12013
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Amelia Court House, Virginia
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Experience free-flying exotic butterflies in a lush garden environment.
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7528 Carriage Rd, Mackinac Island, MI 49757-0901
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+1 906-847-9464
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love seeing the butterflies transform from caterpillars to a beautiful butterfly. Get to walk through a garden with butterflies flying around, lighting on the flowers. One stayed on a woman's back for several minutes!!

Thank Joann M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the carriage tour of the Island and this was one of the stops on that tour. The butterfly house has lots of different butterflies, all colors and sizes. Really beautiful flowers and green plants for them to land on. Sometimes they land on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While this butterfly conservatory is small, it is beautiful and peaceful! We enjoyed the time we spent here!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy the beauty of butterflies you will love this conservatory. It is down the hill from a museum that includes the wagon used for island funerals, shops, restrooms and snack bars.

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

We spent the extra when we bought the tickets for the carriage tour. Figure about 20 minutes. Not a big greenhouse; but you want to move slowly - lots of butterflies - and if you stand still - you may even have one land on...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This was the 1st stop on our carriage tour, there is a fee however you may want to check out the Mackinac Island Experience Package. The butterfly exhibit is beautiful! You can go through at your own pace. You will witness the butterflies pollinating, they...More

Thank GoForTheExperience
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We visit here every couple years and always enjoy it. I just wish they had an extra person on hand that could say something to the adults that allow their children to do things they should not do.

Thank Allen B
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The butterflies were beautiful, especially the blue ones. Some blended right into their surroundings so you really had to have a keen eye.

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

The Butterfly House is well-positioned near the barn for changing carriages, and the grounds are charming. I was a bit disappointed in the number and species of butterflies present.

Thank hledgerwood
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The little ones (and us grown ups, too) really enjoyed walking through the butterfly house. The staff was helpful and the variety of butterflies was a thing of wonder.

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BlueKat2016
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Response from JohnandPam | Reviewed this property |
The butterflies are flying and landing on everything including people (and maybe your dog.)They visually inspect you before you leave the "great house" to make sure there isn't a butterfly on you. You and the people running... More
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Sharon S
September 20, 2016|
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Response from aomonet | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry that I am unaware of the times of operation. I recommend contacting them for specific dates of availability.
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