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Address: 1500 Denison Ave, Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone Number: 785-532-BUGS
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Great for kids and adults too

Your kids will have a fun time and the adults will too. A great place to learn about insects. Enjoy interactive activities and enjoy the outside gardens and grounds.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Manhattan, Kansas
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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Your kids will have a fun time and the adults will too. A great place to learn about insects. Enjoy interactive activities and enjoy the outside gardens and grounds.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

+ This place is GREAT for field trips! + Extremely hands on + Lots of species of insects and arachnids! + I went with some of my college buddies and the people who were working were very knowledgeable, and even let us handle some of their insects. + Only costs $2 for general admission

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Clifton, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you are looking for a beautiful wedding venue this is the place! So romantic and natural. Great scenery for pictures.

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Morehead, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This Zoo will make you go Bug Eyed! As you walk into the door you are greeted by a petting zoo. Stop to pet and hold Hissing and Flying Roaches. Then pet a velvety Tarantula. The zoo has many live specimens as well as mounted specimens. Our (kids age 10,11,16) favorite things were beautiful order displays, giant walking sticks, the... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The little museum is in the K-State Gardens and aims to present the diversity, importance and beauty of insects and some of his relatives. Different species of spiders, beetles, cockroaches and hopes, all living are created. Bees produce honey in the gardens of integrated KSU hive.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Small but very clean! We had a great time! Sad that the lion had passed away but there were many other great animals to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The KSU Insect Museum may be small, but it is packed with creatures to look at! We went as a group of about 20 moms and kids, took about an hour to make the loop and look at everything. The kids had a blast! This is a great little outing for a rainy or snowy Kansas day.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

What’s amazing about this place is the variety of live insects they’ve brought together from all over the world in the relatively small space of an old stone barn. There’s cage after cage of insects I’d never seen before and lot I had, but not this close. They were a little heavy on praying mantis relatives. In addition to the... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I had no idea this place even existed until we visited last year. It was really nice and a great place to take a little stroll on a nice day.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The people that work there are often students, and very excited about the zoo, and the insects. They will tell you anything you want to know, and you may get lucky in the afternoon to be there during feeding time. Its cheap too, and you can buy an insect if you want as well.

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Additional Information about Kansas State University Insect Zoo

Address: 1500 Denison Ave, Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone Number: 785-532-BUGS
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Manhattan
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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