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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, December 19, 2015: 10 am and 11 am

Radical Reptiles
Come celebrate the scaly critters that call the Museum home, and their cousins from around the world. We’ll hear slithering stories, play scooting-fun games, and make a scaly craft to take home!

Saturday, January 23, 2016: 10 am and 11 am

Critter Commotion
Hiss! Chirp! Croak! Who makes these sounds?  Let’s meet some noisy animals, and make some commotion of our own!


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