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May Natural History Museum of the Tropics

710 Rock Creek Canyon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO
+1 719-576-0450
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Local Gem often passed by

Great out of the way gem. Not high profile but a fun way to spend the afternoon that can end with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
seafoodeatit2013
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Colorado
Interesting collections

You will be impressed by the beauty of the many creatures found in nature on display at the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carlos V
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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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710 Rock Creek Canyon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great out of the way gem. Not high profile but a fun way to spend the afternoon that can end with a picnic in the woods. Beautiful spot with great space archives and natrual samples. A local surpirse treat.

Thank seafoodeatit2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will be impressed by the beauty of the many creatures found in nature on display at the museum. Worth the look.

Thank Carlos V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this family owned and managed museum. very inexpensive and you will be amazed at the number and actual size of the bugs. If you have young sons, take them here. they won't forget it.

Thank Memueller2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the wonderful collection of all kinds of insects especially butterflies and beetles. These insect collections are very well preserved. I am so glad that I stopped by this museum.

Thank kuojoseph
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I have mixed feelings about this place. I’m sorry that all these magnificent creatures had to die so they could be stuck on pins under glass. At the same time, I’m glad I got to see them. It helped a little to see how other...More

Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Small family owned museum that touts itself as the world's largest private insect collection. This museum is easy to find on south hwy 115, just look for the giant beetle. Admission is $7pp for adults with discounts for seniors, kids and groups. You may be...More

Thank pasherry
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Something for every one who has an interest in space. Interactive, and fun. Need to plan minimum of an hour or more

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 30 January 2017

What an interesting place! Thousands of bugs of every type from around the world. Don't worry--they're all dead and mounted with descriptions of when and where they came from. Great for all ages--little boys especially!

2  Thank Terri W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a little whole in the wall place and it doesn't look like anything special, however when you walk into the Museum it is amazing. This is a hug collections from around the world of insects and bugs of every kind. This has become...More

1  Thank April R
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A campground and museum in the same place. I took my kids (7, 5, and 2) to check out the bugs. They were all interested but my 5 year old kept saying she felt bugs crawling on her. There were only bugs under glass and...More

Thank Stacey W
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