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Siam Insect Zoo

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23/4 Moo1, Mae Rim-Samoeng Rd | Mae Raem Subdistrict, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
+66 89 184 8475
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Bug Heaven

First I will point out this isn’t an all day attraction but having said this do not be put... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janet W
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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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Very cool experience

Normally I wouldn't recommend a place where you get an up close and hands-on experience with... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Travelbug155004
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Ottawa, Canada
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The Siam Insect-Zoo & Museum is a great place for famlies visiting Chiang Mai. The facility was renovated in 2010 and includes exhibits with insects ranging from caterpillars to beetles to butterflies.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stick insects” (18 reviews)
“live insects” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
23/4 Moo1, Mae Rim-Samoeng Rd | Mae Raem Subdistrict, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
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+66 89 184 8475
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"butterfly garden"
in 28 reviews
"stick insects"
in 18 reviews
"live insects"
in 12 reviews
"leaf insects"
in 7 reviews
"praying mantis"
in 6 reviews
"live exhibits"
in 3 reviews
"small museum"
in 3 reviews
"chiang mai"
in 19 reviews
"per adult"
in 3 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 6 reviews
"great for kids"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 4 reviews
"monkey school"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 5 reviews
"other attractions"
in 3 reviews
"tuk tuk"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First I will point out this isn’t an all day attraction but having said this do not be put off. Parking is tight arrive early and expect to wait to leave as others rearrange their vehicles. The whole experience is an adventure ( mainly for...More

Thank Janet W
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Normally I wouldn't recommend a place where you get an up close and hands-on experience with insects but this was great. A large diversity of insects that I have never had the chance to see alive. The staff were very knowledgeable and getting to hold...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Not just an insect zoo - and a great one at that - but also some reptiles, butterfly enclosure. The staff went out of their way to show you and help you experience the fun of observing, holding some insects ((even cool scorpions!) and teaching...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

My tuk-tuk driver bought me here & it took a while 45min or so from my hotel in Chiang Mai but it was well worth it. It cost me 200baht to get in and I wandered around by myself as I was the only person...More

Thank IamBrooksy
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Such a wonderful visit learning about and even handling so many insects. Wonderful butterfly space and such lovely friendly and knowledgeable staff. A real must visit sort of place.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We toured the insect zoo with our 6 and 8yr old boys. It was about 40min outside the old city and about $600thb return for a private car with AC. The kids had fun holding stick bugs and bearded dragons etc. The whole trip takes...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

My 7 year old enjoyed this. Very small place 550 bhat to enter for 2 adults 1 child. Good variety of insects and you get to hold them. Pay/Tip one of the workers inside and they will take you around and get insects out of...More

Thank smott123
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Going here I didn’t expect much, frankly speaking, but I absolutely loved this zoo in the end! It has a rather small area which is filled up with most extraordinary living insects and museum “items”. I got to see spiders the size of an apple,...More

Thank svetlanalight27
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Went to visit just to fill some time for half the day, and ended up loving it! Staff so friendly and knowledgeable. Amazing array of preserved framed bugs and insects, so many beautiful butterfly’s. Opportunity to touch and hold insects, stick insects, leaf insects, lizards,...More

Thank rhirhi518
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Thorough and engaging collection of dead (pinned) insects, and a wonderful collection of living spiders, butterflies, scorpions, lizards, turtles, and some others. We had an expert staff member lead us through each living exhibit and answer questions. Scientific information about insects & arachnids worldwide is...More

Thank peterandraewyn
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