Newfoundland Insectarium, Reidville

#5 of 112 in Museums in Newfoundland
Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
An astounding collection of creepy crawlies await discovery at Newfoundland Insectarium, an award winning attraction based in a carefully restored historic building. Founded in 1998, the attraction houses thousands of living and mounted insects, and arachnids and arthropods from all around the world. Revel in this rare opportunity to see so many mesmerising creatures up close, and delight in a stroll through the the largest butterfly house in eastern North America. Divided into six geographical zones, the insectarium teaches you about hundreds of different species and their life cycles, from how bees make honey to the industrious social structure of the leaf cutter ant colony. A quirky colorful gift shop supplies you with endless insect themed souvenirs to take home. Plan to visit Newfoundland Insectarium and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Reidville attractions using our Reidville online sightseeing planner.
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  • I did not know about this place, saw a sign while heading to Gros Morne National Park. The sign looked brand new and well designed, it really drew my attention for some reason. We decided to drop...  more »
  • Wonderful location. We stopped there on our way back home even with the current times we live in right now this place welcomed use with great information and safety measures. To keep us safe while...  more »
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Newfoundland Insectarium. The butterfly house was especially enjoyable, but we were also impressed by the many displays. We were fortunate to arrive just after they got a new shipment of butterfly cocoons which had arrived from the Philippians.
  • Had a wonderful time. The stick bug was super cool!

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