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Chaa Creek Natural History Museum

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San Ignacio, Belize
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“butterfly farm” (11 reviews)
“blue morpho” (4 reviews)
“entire life” (2 reviews)
San Ignacio, Belize
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We weren't staying at the resort (wish we were- it looked amazing), but it was an easy walk on a trail from the main desk...our 4 yo did it no problem. The little museum was simple but good - dried insect specimens & local floral/fauna...More

Thank Hazel T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I was here with a group of students from the US. They split us up into two groups, one group did the small museum, and the other went to the butterfly garden, then we switched. The guide (Bryon) was very knowledgeable about the history of...More

Thank MsEnergyTeacher
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Beautiful butterfly sanctuary and very informative tour. The experience of watching the butterflies in their natural habitat as well as them pitching and adorning you was breathtaking.

Thank nafatiyya
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and explained the entire life cycle of the the blue morpho and malachite butterflies. He explained how to differentiate the sexes and how the butterflies mate and reproduce. It was a beautiful exhibit

Thank Jeanine L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We were pleasantly surprised--well worth climbing the path to reach this spot--terrific naturalist in residence explain the exhibit.

Thank Laurie J
Reviewed 9 February 2017

a great place to learn about the environment you are in. It's a nice walk uphill from the Chaa Creek Lodge area.

Thank jannelupita
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We visited the museum and butterfly farm on the way back from Xunantunich ruins. The tour was very informative about the Maya lifestyle and also about loca flora and fauna. The butterfly farm was like a fairy dream. My 7 years old enjoyed as much...More

Thank Paola C
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Being on a hotel property I wasn't sure how interesting this would be, but it was really well done. They put a lot of time & pride into it so it's a great way to spend a couple hours learning about Belize. The butterfly farm...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 12 June 2016

what we saw was interesting and our guide was great, but definitely not worth the time and heat. This may be good for younger kids (elementary age).

Thank jbev_262
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The medicine trail is really great and the tour guides are awesome. I stayed here for a study abroad trip and we went for a night-time hike, LOVED IT! Chaa creek is a happy place with happy vibes.

Thank Zeima K
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