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Schmetterlinghaus, Vienna

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Feel the flutter of wings and glimpse flashes of vibrant color at Schmetterlinghaus, home to an extensive array of butterfly species you can see up close. Stop by the facility, set within a historic Art Nouveau structure, and enter the inner world of tropical gardens and lush foliage. You'll see more than 400 individual butterflies representing nearly 40 species from the world's warmer climes, such as Thailand, Costa Rica, and Suriname. You can join a guided tour if you arrange it ahead of time via the website, through which you'll get a chance to learn more about the house's residents, their lifecycles, and their place in human culture. Make Schmetterlinghaus a centerpiece of your Vienna vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Vienna vacation planner.
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  • Cost to entertainment value is perfect. Enjoyable cheap exhibit. If it won't make you smile I don't know what will!  more »
  • With much longing for a tropical climate, this butterfly house was the answer. to think that it is still part of the inner city of Vienna. After sometime relaxing at the Burggarten we decided to come ...  more »
  • I read the reviews so I guess my expectations were calibrated It actually was a surprise Yes, it is small Yes, it is hot and humid (what do you expect from a glasshouse) It's not that expensive and it...  more »