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The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World
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Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Definitely worth the time and cost to visit. Great opportunities to photography the wide variety and learn more in the process. All in the family enjoyed it, including teens. Thank you!

Thank Reneegram
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Reviewed April 26, 2014

Our boys (2&4) love to visit here and request it every time we visit Mackinac Island. If your kids love bugs, this is a great place for them! We like to visit very often during our stay. (Very fun gift shop, too!)

Thank B P
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

There's another butterfly house on Mackinac Island that you can get to if you take one of the carriage tours, but I didn't want to take the carriage tour and the Original Butterfly House & Insect World is within walking distance of all the ferry docks and, well, it's the original! I found a brochure for the Original Butterfly House at my hotel and there was a coupon inside, so that's what I used for admission. Not a bad deal. You are also given a map to help you identify the different butterflies flying around and where they are normally located around the world.The butterflies were so pretty! One landed on my mom's shoulder and stayed there for a really long time! It's not a huge exhibit, but it's definitely worth seeing, especially if you're looking for an indoor activity.

1  Thank Laurie H
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

This little butterfly house is home to an amazing array of butterflies! Very easy to access and fun to photograph. One of my favorite spots on the Island.

1  Thank VelhoSorriso
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

Nice place, full of friendly people. Worth an hour or two visit. Really cool opportunity to visit again throughout your time on the island. Nice gift shop. But, lots of butterflies, and gentle surroundings.

1  Thank BDavis1236
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