Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders, Chiang Mai

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As long as creepy, crawly things don't bother you, head to Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders to view a huge array of insects. The collection, gathered by a malaria researcher and an entomologist, includes species like butterflies, giant centipedes, beetles, moths, and the world's largest collection of mosquito species. Scientific explanations and personal research stories accompany the exhibits, and the operators are happy to share knowledge on the subject. Use our Chiang Mai route planning app to visit Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders on your trip to Chiang Mai, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I loved this place which was so interesting if you are into butterflies which I am. So much to look at but take your time to get the full benefit  more »
  • as a dr it was extremely learning in greater depth about malaria and other tropical diseases, lots of interesting bits and bobs Passes the time well  more »
  • It was a quite Sunday morning when we came. It was 10:10am but not yet opened so we have to ring the bell. Cost is 200THB for adults & 100THB for kids. A huge collection of insects inside a very old s...  more »
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  • I'm so glad I came here! It's apparent somebody (two people) took a lot of time to decorate this place. The stories that accompany the exhibits are educational, inspiring, and even heartwarming at times. It's not entirely about insects - it's about the passions of two people (and that extends beyond insects).
  • Wonderful private collection of dead insects, fossils, & rocks/minerals. Very insightful corner about all things mosquito-related. One can see personal touch everywhere here. Too bad there's no section for ants/termites.
  • nice quiet. low key. huge amount of insects and rocks and some small creatures. if you can't read Thai or English I wouldn't bother. The malaria section was most interesting to me.
  • The museum was pricey for what it was, we were a family of five and the price was very high. We were expecting a guide to lead us through the information but the person there just sat at the front on their phone. It did have some interesting information and cool displays.
  • A must see exhibit! A stunning collection of insects and natural arts that leaves you with a newly found appreciation for nature. Run by people who are so caring, with a beautiful world view, and enthusiasm about the collection and the exhibition.
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