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Insectropolis, the Bugseum of New Jersey

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1761 Route 9, Toms River, NJ 08755-1207
+1 732-349-7090
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A Must See for Nature Enthusiasts

I discovered this museum by accident after reading about off-beat things to do along the Jersey... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cindy H
Philadelphia, PA
via mobile
Fun with bugs

We learned some cool stuff & touched a scorpion! Ate some fried bugs! We were all entertained. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brick, New Jersey
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  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (7 reviews)
“bug museum” (5 reviews)
“love bugs” (3 reviews)
1761 Route 9, Toms River, NJ 08755-1207
+1 732-349-7090
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I discovered this museum by accident after reading about off-beat things to do along the Jersey coast -- and what a terrific find. I was worried that it might not be designed for adults, but I was pleasantly surprised that there was more than enough...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We learned some cool stuff & touched a scorpion! Ate some fried bugs! We were all entertained. We won at the cockaroach races as well.

Thank 727Jenny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good visit Very well laid out and educational for everyone If you ever looking for a place to visit in the area with the kids it's very good

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed April 26, 2017

I had alway heard about this place , mainly from advertisements at the movie theatre. When I had the grandkids one weekend I decided to give it a shot. It is tucked away from the road / Outside the entrance is a large bug over...More

1  Thank patti1357
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I have been there a few times for parties and other events, I thought it would be dark and freaky. I do not like bugs BUT this museum is so well done! It is bright and educational. You will not get the creepy-crawlies-promise!

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Interactive with children and young teens and educational. It was fun for them to get to touch the different bugs. Good for preschool, school age and young teens with adults. Seeing the bees and ants was amazing. Church groups will enjoy this trip. I am...More

Thank jovitaf540
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We had our son's 6th birthday here and they could not have been more accommodating. Great experience, we had visited here once before when it was not crowded and it was wonderful. Random place on Route 9 but worth the trip!

Thank bbkcookieshu
Reviewed January 11, 2017

OK, this is a bug museum, so if you don't like bugs, stay away. I found it absolutely fascinating. Everything you can imagine is there, including some spiders bigger than your fist. Great for the kids, this will keep them interested for hours.

Thank risty317
Reviewed November 4, 2016

Very unique place but there were a few things I didn't love. The price for the size is too much, $8 per person (kids, adults and seniors). Walking super super slow it took us less than an hour to walk through. Most of the bugs...More

Thank Didojen
Reviewed August 17, 2016

No instructors at this place for anyone other than camp kids overwhelming this small facility when we went with our grandson age 5. Not only did they spend all their time directing 3 big groups from room to room, but actually ignored our grandson when...More

1  Thank anita a
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Does the museum have ladybugs and lightning bugs?
April 23, 2015|
Response from wildzootv | Reviewed this property |
Not at the time we went, but it might be worth giving them a call and seeing if they do now as lightning bugs are seasonal.