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Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion

8046 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia , PA , 19136 40° 2' 33.2376" N, 75° 1' 34.9896" W
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We are proud to be Philadelphia’s newest science museum and to showcase one of the most diverse living arthropod collections in the United States. With two floors of new museum exhibits, a 7,000 square foot tropical butterfly pavilion, and Next Generation aligned educational programming, we offer a unique and interactive experience for all to enjoy. We are fully committed to educating the public about the environmental importance of arthropods. Our community events, classes, and free programs help us to teach individuals about the ecology of the most important group of animals in the world: insects!


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Virtual Tours

Explore the world of entomology from your own computer!

Our innovative and engaging virtual experiences showcase a wide array of arthropods, including tarantulas, scorpions, praying mantids, and much more! Immerse your students in a one-of-a-kind encounter with our entomologist educators from the comfort and safety of your own computer.

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