Schmetterlinghaus - The Imperial Butterfly House, Vienna

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#27 of 110 in Museums in Vienna
Feel the flutter of wings and glimpse flashes of vibrant color at Schmetterlinghaus - The Imperial Butterfly House, 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 - The Imperial Butterfly House and other Vienna attractions into our Vienna trip itinerary maker website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • It was really really tiny and crowded with little amount of seats to to just sit down and enjoy the view. It is in the city center what is great but for a better experience in this price I would happily go outer in the city. I have been in other butterfly houses before, all of them were bigger. I think the price is not reasonable even if it is in such a good location.
  • An extremely peaceful place next to a peaceful park. Admission is cheap as well. You can get a yearly pass for less than €30 as well, which sounds delightful.
  • it is really nice to walk around and check the amazing butterflies fly freely in the area. It can be a relaxing and amazing experience. the ticket is really affordable.
  • Good location and prize but to be honest not much to see. Butterflies were pretty but its quite small
  • The place is a tourist trap: you expect to see different butterflies flying around the "forest" that the people working in there have set for them, and instead of that what you see is a fake forest with fake plastic plants in which the butterflies are tricked because they can't suck the nectar and where they are constantly misstreated by the same workers and the customers. They hardly can fly because of the constant act of the people of touching their wings (most of them have broken wings) just to take pictures of them. With the money they get they could at least set a REAL forest for the butterflies. They feed them with some cutted fruit in plates. I don't recommend at all this experience and moreover I encourage you not to participate in this undercovered butterfly torture. If you love animals, don't participate.

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