Opened in 1998 this Multi-award winning attraction is housed in a beautifully restored historic building. Features live and mounted exhibits from throughout the world. Large gift shop, nature trails, ice cream shop, and plenty of parking. A Butterfly Garden with live tropical butterflies, an observation bee hive, leafcutter ants and a unique gift shop features local crafts as well as souvenirs for all ages. Welcoming over 20,000 visitore each season this is a "must see" destination.
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Butterfly garden with hundreds of live tropical Butterflies, observation bee hive and leafcutter ant exhibit, 3 floors of exhibits, a large themed gift shop, theatre, viewing deck, ice cream shop and nature trails, hold one of the exotic walking stick insects or a Blue Morpho Butterfly may land on you. A "must see" destination in Western NL. Small wonders - Big Memories!"
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