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Daintree Entomological museum

Turpentine road, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
+07 40 989 045
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Turpentine road, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
+07 40 989 045
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Reviewed 1 week ago

BUT it is in need of some serious TLC - or a new curator with modern knowledge and ideas for presentation. Even a day or 2s work with a printer and laminator would be a start! It will be very sad if this amazing collection...More

Thank JohnC-Adelaide
Reviewed May 2, 2017

If you are into beautiful Butterflies & Bugs then this is the place for you. There is an amazing collection of both here. We first visited about 5 years ago & went back in April with our adult children. My son loves this sort of...More

Thank pies1990
Reviewed September 27, 2016

This collection is extensive. There were also live insects such as a katydid, peppermint stick insects, a bird eating spider and many Macleays spectre stick insects.

1  Thank Emma K
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place to go and definitely worth a visit if your hearing up that area. Would be better if they could get some more spiders and frogs to look view.

Thank Yousif S
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Australia is a major entomological hotspot, and Stephen Lamonde is a great expert in local and regional insect life. This is a must-see if you're interested in insects. Be forewarned, its a collection, and that means that the insects are largely dead . . ....More

1  Thank Alexander P
Reviewed August 8, 2016

We were at the Daintree Entomological Museum just over a week ago on the recommendation of a friend who lives in the area. It’s a wonderful personal collection of bugs and butterflies from the area, some I never want to see live and in person...More

2  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed July 22, 2016

We almost didn't stop here, but had an our spare while waiting for another tour. So glad we did, and wish we had spent a bit more time. The collection is the result of one mans life time work collecting various insects. Huge moths, butterflies...More

2  Thank angiebeckers111
Reviewed June 25, 2016

An amazing display of insects, beetles and beautiful butterflies from Australia and around the world! Possibly the largest display in Australia. Well worth the entry fee of $10. The first to discover many species on display and many yet to be named species. I would...More

2  Thank NthBeaches
Reviewed June 17, 2016

There is obviously a lot of time, effort and interest put into this man's collection. It's lovely.It's interesting. Is it worth a $10 entry fee each? Probably not. It's a 15 min exploration even to those most interested. More information on life cycles, species, maps...More

1  Thank Sheridan W
Reviewed June 5, 2016

I found it very interesting the amount of different bugs that were on display that has been collected over a great period of time a fine collection however I did not think that the $10 admission was worth it. Others may not agree

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