The Harrell House Bug Museum, Santa Fe

#14 of 37 in Museums in Santa Fe
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Harrell House Bug Museum boasts a museum and a store dedicated to insects, spiders, and other creepy crawlies. The museum houses a collection of 2,400 pinned butterflies and mounted bugs, as well as more than 100 live crawling critters, including scorpions, tarantulas, centipedes, lizards, snakes, frogs, and turtles. The store offers a wide assortment of educational toys, fossils, and dinosaur models, as well as insect-inspired jewelry and souvenirs. Arrange your visit to The Harrell House Bug Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Santa Fe using our Santa Fe trip maker website.
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  • What a fun little museum!!!! Our kids loved loved loved it. The owner took the time to explain some fun creatures and let them hold some interesting bugs. They were very nice and the animals looked...  more »
  • No frills bug museum, but very much worth the stop. The employee was taking the time to show the kids some bugs & explaining them. He was very good with the kids & adults🤠 This just doesn’t have...  more »
  • Took our granddaughters to this museum, but we really enjoyed it too. Very affordable entry fee, great learning experience, girls got to hold a bug. They loved it.
  • Got to look at a lot of cool animals and bugs! Learned a lot about different beetles, moths, butterflies, praying mantis, etc.! So much fun, I would definitely check it out! It's also part of a traveling market, so I suggest walking around and looking at the different art pieces after!

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