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The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

This is a pretty place, with the colorful butterflies. However, it is not as large as I thought it would be. If you get this admission with the carriage ride (for another 3 dollars I think), it is worthwhile. However, I would not pay the 8 dollars advertised on the door.

Thank 110kitty
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

There are many species of butterflies from all over the world. They have to stay in the greenhouse they live in since they may harbor exotic parasites that can hurt local butterflies. I saw they sell dried out butterflies and asked if they use the ones from here for those when they die. She said they can't, they have to freeze them for an amount of time and then throw them out. (the wings of some flying around did look pretty tattered and torn up, not so pretty.)

Thank Dayzdx8
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

I'm a sucker for butterflies anyway, but these are truly beautiful and large! It's well worth the price of admission!

Thank LuckyIndyGal
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Reviewed June 14, 2013

Butterfly overload! Engulfs you in flurries of beautiful wings. Definitely better on a weekday, the slower pace of visitors and less congestion than on the weekend, almost ensures up close and personal interaction with hundreds of beautiful insects if you sit quietly and are patient.

Thank Tawn H
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Reviewed June 14, 2013

This was a wonderful place to view butterflies! We had a great time watching these creatures flit about all around us. It was worth the small admission cost.

Thank MotherDaughterDuoFun
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