Schmetterlinghaus, Vienna

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#32 of 86 in Museums in Vienna
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. Put Schmetterlinghaus and other Vienna attractions into our Vienna trip itinerary maker website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 14, 2017
    In the midst of a tour in Museum quarter looked in the Butterfly House. It is not very cool, very high humidity place. But, for the hot day is quite suitable for relaxation. The mass of the beautiful butterflies that literally "perch on his head". Recommend to walk with children.
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  • August 14, 2017
    After seeing this small and precious greenhouse with different cu butterflies you can relax under the shade of a tree in the Park next door. ... superrelax
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  • August 12, 2017
    We saw this place because much touted by guidebooks. To be honest the structure that houses the palms and butterflies is quite small and easily accessible in no more than 10/15 minutes. My 12 year old daughter she enjoyed it however I would not recommend it dispassionately especially if you consider that the ticket for entry is € 6.50 per person.
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