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Insect Lore's Bugseum

132 S Beech Ave, Shafter, CA 93263-9606
+1 661-746-6047
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Sadly we found out the hard way... (the sign on the door) :( We even called before hand... they... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2015
Jody A
via mobile
It was a fun little place.

It was a small to medium size show room. I felt their merch was over priced. But it was a great... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2014
via mobile
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7 Apr 2015
14 Oct 2014
“It was a fun little place.”
132 S Beech Ave, Shafter, CA 93263-9606
+1 661-746-6047
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Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Sadly we found out the hard way... (the sign on the door) :( We even called before hand... they didn't say museum closed on the message and didn't have anyone to talk to. This building now sends out insect lore products ordered from their website.

11  Thank Jody A
Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

It was a small to medium size show room. I felt their merch was over priced. But it was a great last minute buy for activities to do with your kids or parties. They have since closed their doors and have relocated to Texas. This...More

4  Thank MommaRosado
Reviewed 22 April 2014

I go every year to Insect Lore to get tiny caterpillars for my classroom. I am writing my first bad review on Tripadvisor because Insect Lore deserves it. Yes, the store is very kid friendly and eye catching. It has lots of hands on science...More

3  Thank welshbabe1954
Reviewed 3 March 2014

I took my granddaughters, age 6 and 12, for a visit. They were nearly entranced by the various 'bug' displays. Butterfly breeding is a high priority here. In addition to the various insects, the store sells lots of different science/bug oriented kits, cards and games....More

1  Thank Ron P
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This is where you go to get those live butterflys for your celebration. Educational and fun. Great gift shop for the kids to get educational toys for learning about bugs and the outdoors.

Thank Dewey S
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Big Green building - cannot miss this right off Shafter Highway. Very interesting to see the butterfly stages. We ended up getting an ant farm that our kids enjoyed watching develop. If you happen to be in North Kern County with your kids - recommend...More

Thank dansmack
Reviewed 14 January 2013

The main business is breeding butterflies and ladybugs for schools and science - a most interesting process. The museum houses many exotic insects in non-threatening enclosures, and the staff is generous with information and, if you like, bringing a few bugs out for closer inspection.

3  Thank bobsacerdo
Reviewed 29 October 2012

the best part about this place is that it costs nothing to visit. However be sure to bring money to buy stuff because basically it's a store with some bugs in the walls

2  Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 26 July 2012

One of my son's favorite places to go. We come here every few months just to check out the bugs. On some mornings one of their curators will get out some of the huge roaches or other creepy crawlies for the kids to check out...More

4  Thank teachergirl01
Reviewed 6 July 2012

And by little, it is small, but well worth the trip. It is designed to be mostly a store, however, the bugs are a very nice touch. It is a nice building that really makes you want to go in. Fun little place to take...More

2  Thank KevinTschida
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