Add a bit (or a lot) of color into your afternoon when you visit the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, home to thousands of butterflies and several species of birds. Admire beautiful oranges, deep blacks, bright blues, pastels, and other brilliant colors as the butterflies fly gracefully around you in the peaceful environment that is the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory. Not only will you find butterflies and birds, but the conservatory is home to plenty of green plants and other beautiful forms of nature. Wake up in The Paradise Inn, grab some breakfast, and then head towards the conservatory for an afternoon of true beauty!

The Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory

In this beautiful conservatory, you’ll of course see plenty of colorful butterflies that call it home, as well as over 20 exotic bird species, including flamingos. This magical environment is home to 50 to 60 different species of butterflies from all over the world. Not only do you get to witness the beauty of the birds and butterflies, but there’s also plenty of opportunities to learn about the butterfly anatomy, physiology, life cycle, feeding, and migration of the one and only Monarch butterfly. Be sure to bring a camera, because the entire conservatory is a great photo op!


Though the butterflies are one of the biggest reasons to visit the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, there’s so much more – walk past flowing waterfalls, blooming flowers, and trees that all add to your breathtaking experience at the conservatory. From the minute you walk inside until the moment you leave, you’ll be overwhelmed with tranquility as you walk through the tropical oasis that the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory has created.


The conservatory is open 365 days a year from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., so no matter when you’re visiting Key West, you can stop by to admire the beauty and life inside. General admission is $15, and $11 for children ages four to 12 years old. Come enjoy a unique experience that you’ll only find in Key West!

A Historic Key West Inn: The Paradise Inn

Continue your journey of tranquility as you leave the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory andPhot of Guest Room at The Paradise Inn head back to The Paradise Inn. Here, you can nap by our glittering pool underneath the sun or the shade that the palm trees provide. Grab your favorite book for an afternoon of relaxation before hitting the town for dinner and nightlife. We are just minutes away from everything you’ll want to do while in Key West! To book one of our beautiful guest rooms, give us a call at 877-819-4622.