Kansas State University Insect Zoo, Manhattan

#2 of 8 in Parks in Manhattan
Zoo · Hidden Gem · Zoo / Aquarium
The Zoo offers an interactive experience for visitors, where they can experience the sights, sounds, and smells of live creepy crawlies, including giant cockroaches, beetles, giant walking and prickly sticks, praying mantises, and centipedes, scorpions, and tarantulas.
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  • This bug zoo had a very nice variety of insects, arachnids and more. It is not a very large space so it worked well that there were just 4 of us. We were guided throughout the one story bldg, given....  more »
  • This exhibit is small but very informative. Just about any type of insect you can think about is here - some dead, some alive - including spiders, bees, and cockroaches. You can even touch some of.....  more »
  • The K-STATE insect zoo is one of a kind in the Midwest. It houses several different live insect exhibits and plenty of preserved insects as well. It even has a replica of a prehistoric dragonfly wing found locally! The zoo staff are attentive, nice and knowledgeable.
  • So much fun to be had. A lot of really cool bugs and so much information available. And the people who work here know so much. Definitely will be back plenty of times.

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