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Address: 1500 Denison Ave, Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone Number: 785-532-BUGS
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Fun for all ages.

We have enjoyed this fun Insect Zoo with our grandchildren. Even when they are not with us we like to stop in when we are in Manhattan.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Northeast Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We have enjoyed this fun Insect Zoo with our grandchildren. Even when they are not with us we like to stop in when we are in Manhattan.

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent tour geared for young children. Hours will be during the weekdays only. While the zoo is very small, it's informative and interesting.

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

So awesome for all ages! Director spent so much time teaching us, showing us, letting us hold bugs! We were only here about an hour but would've stayed longer if we had the time! This was a great little treasure for all ages.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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3 reviews
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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