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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  • A wonderful example of a private museum packed to the rafters with interesting specimens and information. Would highly recommend!  more »
  • Enter the museum and behold: 2 floors packed with specimens and curiosities that you’ll never see anywhere else in the world. This museum has something for everyone: six+ toed chicken feet, the...  more »
  • 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.

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