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Greeted at the door by an enthusiastic host, we were shown some live stick insects and spiders and were able to have one of the big stick insects crawl on us.
If you particularly want a stick insect on you, don't wear bug repellent or...More
We 'stumbled' across this museum and didn't know what to expect. After being introduced to the peppermint stick insects on the pandanus plants near the door, and more stick insects in the entrance area, we made our way into the museum proper. There were many...More
This was part of our tour of daintree tour, I would not have chosen this stop. Many hours of hard work was put into this bug collection. Many rows of cases with dead beetles, butterflies, moths, if you are interested in this topic then you...More
If you're a typical tourist then this place is not really for you. However if you already have a vast background knowledge then you're sure to be impressed by the wide collection from all over the world.
I found it all a bit much, particularly...More
If you are a butterfly collector this one is for you. This chap has collected bugs from all over the world, we prefer the alive varieties but at this time of year we were told the butterflies are not about. I appreciate the passion this...More
Im not at all interested in insects really but I thought this place was well worth a visit. It is NOT run down AT ALL, it is beautifully presented in wonderful old cabinets which are spotlessly clean. I can grant you you could pass through...More
Museum is an interesting way to describe this place!!! If you've visited your local museum you'll probably have seen most of what's here. Key here is that the "museum" is tiny, not much more than a shed, and there is not a butterfly house with...More
This personal collection of moths, butterflies and bugs might seem 'boring', but it really is exciting, even for the non-entomologist. It is an extraordinary comprehensive collection at a very beautiful location, with helpful and knowledgeable staff around. The price of ten dollars is certainly more...More