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Newfoundland Insectarium

Nl A8a 2V1-2 Bonne Bay Rd, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 2V1, Canada
+1 709-635-4545
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Unsuspecting n unanticipated

Small but HUGE study of Insects ..Best In Province This most unusual unsuspecting unanticipated... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
St. John's, Canada
via mobile
An unexpected delight

We stopped here to kill time before our flight out of Deer Lake, but found it an interesting and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brampton, Canada
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The Newfoundland Insectarium is a museum of nature featuring insects and arthropods from around the world. It houses thousands of live and mounted specimens including a butterfly garden, glass beehive, and ant colony. It is located in Reidville, Newfoundland, just outside Deer Lake.
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Nl A8a 2V1-2 Bonne Bay Rd, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 2V1, Canada
+1 709-635-4545
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small but HUGE study of Insects ..Best In Province This most unusual unsuspecting unanticipated Pavilion is a Must visit for ALL AGES.  You will be surprised and your children will love it and be excited about this fabulous Insectarium.  The Butterfly exhibit surpasses our 6-...More

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here to kill time before our flight out of Deer Lake, but found it an interesting and informative display. In particular we were so delighted with Mark's explanation of the honey bee display. I would highly recommend this attraction for all ages from...More

Thank DonnaB94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built in a 70 plus old barn. Unique architectures. Must see for just the bard. Very friendly staff. Massive display of mounted insects. Best of all are the live butterflies.

1  Thank Angeles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of insects, some displays include live insects. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. We visited in late May before the bee hive was operable and the butterfly house fully occupied but the visit was still well worth the price of admission. There is also a...More

1  Thank Frank C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A great little retreat into bugs and butterflies. If you want something to do in Deer Lake with the fam you won't be disappointed.butterflies pitching on your shoulder as you walk amongst them. Fun afternoon.

1  Thank Byron W
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Walk amongst the butterfly's. Very informative regarding many insects. Enjoyed the time spent there. V & M Vancouver island

1  Thank VIC C
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was a very interesting stop. There are three floors, some of the displays contain live insects, including a bee hive. Very informative. On the way out, stop at the snack shop for some very good ice cream. The gift shop has some interesting souvenirs.

Thank A M G
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great spot for the curious, especially if you like butterflies. They are amazing! Make sure you take the time to hold some of the other bugs like the giant millipede. The bee hive is must see as well. Great staff and facility. Been there twice...More

Thank Chris_Clarke777
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Who knew that there's an insectarium in Newfoundland? I sure didn't. What a nice surprise to see that there's a butterfly exhibit and other live exhibits throughout the place. I had a bad experience in a butterfly conservatory in Ontario when butterflies were flying at...More

Thank AMLook
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Loved this Insectarium! The butterfly exhibit was my favourite of course, with tons of exotic butterflies flying all over the place and even landing on you. The upstairs has great insect exhibits as well as display cases of live beetles, frogs, spiders, and more. Worth...More

Thank cookingquidnunc
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Ashley C
what are the prices?
4 September 2016|
Response from Ashley C |
i just called and 1 adult is $13, school aged kids is $9, kids 4 and under are free and theres a family rate like $38 i think he said which includes 2 adults and two school aged kids.
Ann P
We are coming in that way tomorrow. We have time to kill. What are the hours to visit?
3 August 2016|
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Response from Newdeb12 | Reviewed this property |
I just saw your question now. But i see you have the answers. Hope u went there and hope u enjoyed it.