The Field Museum, Chicago
The Field Museum's Division of Insects houses worldwide collections
of Arthropoda that rank fifth in overall size among North American
collections. At present, the collection includes approximately
3.9 million pinned insects and 6.4 million other specimens.
Visit the field museum at www.fieldmuseum.org
Monsanto Insectarium, St. Louis Zoo
Among the largest live-insect zoos in the country, it has more
than 100 species of invertibrates in 20 exhibit areas, including
a butterfly wing and a Missouri meadow.
Visit the Monsanto Insectarium at www.stlzoo.org
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago
If you like butterflies, this is the place. The Judy Istock Butterfly
Haven includes a 28 foot tall greenhouse affluter with butterflies
from around the world. Experience butterflies from seven countries.
Visit the Butterfly Haven at www.chias.org/museum/
World of the Insect, Cincinnati Zoo
A maze of 66 displays harbors millions of bugs at the nation's
second-oldest permanent exhibit of its kind. Among the more unusual
inhabitants: inch-long bullet ants regarded for their ferocity
and a foot-long giant centipede.
Visit the World of the Insect at www.cincyzoo.org
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
A wonderful children's museum where exhibits change regularly.
Many exhibits on science and nature. Visit their website to see
what their current exhibits are.
Visit the Children's Museum at www.childrensmuseum.org
Brookfield Zoo - Hamill Family Play Zoo,
The Play Zoo offers children the opportunity to touch and discover
insects. The primary goal is to foster feelings of love and caring
Visit the Play Zoo at www.brookfieldzoo.org
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