Siam Insect Zoo, Mae Rim

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#3 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in Chiang Mai Province
Take a unique tour of Siam Insect Zoo and get a close look at hundreds of interesting live insects. The extensive collection includes species like stag beetles, scarab beetles, leaf insects, stick bugs, and more. Do not miss the butterfly garden, where thousands of butterflies will circle around you. The best time to see the butterflies falls during the rainy season from April to October, when the number of butterflies is highest. To visit Siam Insect Zoo and other attractions in Mae Rim, use our Mae Rim trip planning site .
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  • Very cool. Saw insects that I've never seen in my life. Spent about an hour and a half there. 200 baht per adult. The butterfly garden is lovely, but the highlight is the giant walking sticks and walk...  more »
  • A very informative place started with a museum where you would find all kinds of insects, beautiful and weird depending on how you look at it. Then the open areas where in you have different types of ...  more »
  • We had an afternoon flight and decided to go here in the morning to help the kids get out some wiggles and do something fun. Spent 1.5 hours here with our 3 young kids. Fun experience holding differen...  more »
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  • Had a great time,a little creepy at times but not surprising...I loved the butterfly garden. Staff spoke English and were very friendly ! It's 200 baht and 150 for kids.
  • This place is great! The staff are friendly and we had a lovely lady show us all sorts of bugs and animals. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Nice little place with cafe , can spend about 1 or 2 here lots to look at amazing displays of insects , lots of inspect you can hold , staff very friend and have good good info speak English too
  • Excellent fun and engaging for the family. We paid thb 200 per adult and thb 150. The staff are friendly and they are very knowledgeable about the various insects. The highlight was much children hold various lizards, caterpillars and insects. Well worth a visit with children and there is a fantastic family Thai restaurant 150m along the road.
  • Don't forget to stop when you go to Botanical garden. Staff here are enjoy their work. Many thing about insect world that you can learn from here.

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Stay in varied and, often, remote accommodations in the district of Mae Rim. West of Impplace village, find a cluster of options, including expensive resorts, simple hotels, and economical guesthouses. You can also look for accommodations in the area's other villages, which offer everything from boutique-style guesthouses, to back-to-basics lodgings. For a greater variety, consider the city of Chiang Mai, the main hub of the region.
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