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Thanks for buggin' out!

The 29th annual Bug Fair was the "Year of the Butterfly."

Thanks for fluttering over to the Museum for a weekend full of exhibitors, performers, bug chefs, and more.

See the highlights here.

Let Us Bug You!

Check out our permanent Insect Zoo exhibit! We have bugs all year round.
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The Museum is Alive!

Meet our fabulous live animals and the people who take care of them! 
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Hey, 3- to 5-year-olds! This Club's for You!


Live animals, story times, songs, and art experiences are just some of the fun activities we have planned for you. Critter Clubs are for 3- to 5-year-olds and a participating adult. They are family-friendly events, occurring monthly, that introduces the Museum's live animals to visitors and weave in science topics, such as metamorphosis and camouflage. Our educators are experts at bringing fun and knowledge together!  

FREE with paid Museum admission. Events are available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations required, but tickets are very limited, so arrive early! 

On occasion, we do change the date, so watch this website. See below for upcoming classes.



Saturday, February 20, 2016: 10 am and 11 am

Animal Architects
Structures that scrape the sky, underground cities, and tree top mansions… come meet the animal architects of some of the most awe-inspiring structures around! Through outdoor exploration, crafts and an animal visitor we will learn how and what animals can build.

Saturday, March 26, 2016: 10 am and 11 am

Super Spiders!
This month crawl on eight legs and spin a web of fun, while you learn all about awesome arachnids! Make new friend, create a creeping craft, and hear spider stories!


For more information, please contact us at (213) 763-3499 or