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The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World

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6750 McGulphin St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757-5159
+1 906-847-3972
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Really pretty

We always stop here on the island to see the butterflies. There are hundreds if not thousands of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
indianaseth
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Indiana, United States
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A Small But Interesting Collection of Butterflies and Insects

This attraction is relatively small but has a nice collection of colorful butterflies from around... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bob S
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6750 McGulphin St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757-5159
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1 - 10 of 547 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We always stop here on the island to see the butterflies. There are hundreds if not thousands of all sorts fluttering around. Some are easy to photograph and some not so much.

Thank indianaseth
Reviewed 3 days ago

This attraction is relatively small but has a nice collection of colorful butterflies from around the world. They also have a small insect collection, both live and preserved.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For being in the island I expected something a little bigger. The inside was beautiful and the butterflies were friendly. It goes by quickly and is rather small. But great service

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What's not to love about flowers and butterflies. My husband was very lucky and had multiple butterflies on him at any given time.

Thank Jessalayne
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is amazing when you get in here. The variety and size of the butterflies will blow your mind. Don't miss this place. Well worth the admission.

Thank jerdc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at the Butterfly House, so many butterflies its hard to see them all. they will land on your hands or head.

Thank S8909PMkevinc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy some quiet time of reflection with butterflies flying too and fro. You'll never witness a more active nor varied number of butterflies anywhere else in the Midwest. The temperature is a balmy 85 degrees, so if it's cold outside, this will surely warm you...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit to the Butterfly House. Much better than it was the last time we went, about 10 years ago. Took lots of pictures.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the best butterfly exhibit I've ever been to. The butterflies are all over everything and very easy to see. There are so many different varieties that you'll never see them all. The insect exhibit is a nice bonus and has some crazy bugs....More

Thank Amber K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must stop if you have small children. There are so many butterflies. The staff are very knowledgeable and eager to share details about the butterflies. There are also reptiles and bugs to see after the butterflies. If you are lucky you can...More

Thank Peggy C
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yvem2015
3 February 2016|
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Response from Butterfly H | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry for the delay I just saw your question, the butterfly house is about a 10 to 15 minute walk from the boat lines. Arnold Dock is the closest. There are alternative modes of transportation, you could take a... More
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