Admission for Two or Four to Insectarium (Up to 53% Off)


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Encounter some of nature’s smallest creatures by holding exotic insects, playing in a man-made spider web, or watching bug-themed movies

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Promotional value expires Sep 30, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be 12 or older or accompanied by a guardian. Not valid for school trips or birthday parties. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Scientists estimate there are 900,000 different kinds of insects in the world, but only the top 5 or 6 rarest bugs are ever featured on Entertainment Tonight. Get up close to the stars of the insect world with today's Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $9 for admission for two (an $18 value)
  • $17 for admission for four (a $36 value)

Children under 2 years old are free. Play in a giant man-made spider web, or meet and interact with exotic live insects such as metallic gold beetles or whiptail scorpions.


For every human, there are at least 200 million individual insects crawling, flying, and burrowing on the planet. Several thousand of the world’s six-legged rulers make their home at the Insectarium, a huge interactive museum dedicated to these fascinating arthropods. The three-floor museum includes exhibits ranging from live exotic insects and thriving colonies to movie rooms and a man-made spider web playground. Visitors can meet a 12-inch walking stick insect or watch the light glimmer off a metallic gold beetle. Observe the social structure of a functioning beehive and gain an understanding of the pint-sized politics of pheromones as they catalogue which bees the queen deigns to have tea with. Museum attendees can kick back for hour-long travelling shows, which bring insects from distant lands to interact with kids.

Customer Reviews

183 Ratings

This place is so fun and easy to get to!
Laura S. · January 31, 2015
Great place to bring the kids. Very hands on
Kim F. · December 13, 2014
Staff were exceptionally informative and great with kids. A different, very cool place.
Amy F. · December 13, 2014
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    8046 Frankford Avenue

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