Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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The Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory is a visual pleasure. The conservatory is intended to represent a full ecosystem, with everything from plants to insects coexisting in harmony. It's a live, breathing demonstration of how nature can grow when given the appropriate conditions.

You're taken to a world of awe the moment you step inside. The beautiful fluttering of wings fills the air as dozens of varieties of butterflies glide about. There's plenty to see everywhere you look, from the vibrant flowers to the lush vegetation.

To add to your excitement, you might even get to witness the wonder of metamorphosis. You may observe caterpillars turn into chrysalises and eventually emerge as fully-formed butterflies in the butterfly breeding laboratory. It's a very breathtaking sight.

It's also a shelter for all sorts of species, big and little. There are numerous fascinating species to view, ranging from exotic birds to tiny reptiles.

How to explore Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory?

  • Observe dozens of species of butterflies as they flutter about in a beautiful tropical setting.
  • The colorful flowers and lush greenery that make up the conservatory's ecosystem are a visual delight for you. Do make it a point to check out the hues of nature!
  • It's a good opportunity to educate yourself about the different species of butterflies and other creatures that call the conservatory home.
  • Get glimpses of exotic birds and tiny lizards as you explore the conservatory's many nooks and crannies.
  • Visit the butterfly breeding laboratory to witness the miracle of metamorphosis in action.
  • Take a guided tour from docent professionals to learn more about the history and design of the conservatory.
  • Snap some photos of the stunning scenery and the many creatures you'll encounter along the way.
  • Relax and soak up the peaceful, serene atmosphere of the conservatory.
  • Browse the gift shop for classic souvenirs and butterfly-themed merchandise.
  • imageDuration Required
    4 hours

Address of Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

1316 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-3132 USA

Opening & Closing time of Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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