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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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Up close and personal with bugs

This is a fun place to visit, and highly recommended for children. The beautiful displays are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zingle
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Recommend it!

6 year old had been looking forward to this visit... and it lived up to his expectations. Our 12... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LGbrisbane
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brisbane
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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 31 reviews
"stick insects"
in 18 reviews
"live insects"
in 12 reviews
"creepy crawlies"
in 8 reviews
"leaf insects"
in 7 reviews
"praying mantis"
in 6 reviews
"live exhibits"
in 3 reviews
"small museum"
in 3 reviews
"chiang mai"
in 20 reviews
"per adult"
in 3 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 6 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"monkey school"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 5 reviews
"other attractions"
in 3 reviews
"tuk tuk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place to visit, and highly recommended for children. The beautiful displays are informative and engaging. A flashlight is provided for viewing the tarantula cages, which is a thoughful idea. The butterfly garden is a treat, but the highlight is holding a...More

Thank Zingle
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 year old had been looking forward to this visit... and it lived up to his expectations. Our 12 year old wasn't feeling the best on the day but still enjoyed it. We spent a little over an hour and the kids especially loved petting...More

Thank LGbrisbane
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty interesting display of insects from around the world. Held scorpions, spiders, and other assorted creepy crawlies. Very close to the Monoceros Resort.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big hit our kids (aged 5) who are avid bug followers anyway! Butterfly garden, stick insect and insect section were great. The best was the petting zoo with opportunities to hold spiders, lizards, look closely at scorpions, touch iguanas etc. Staff on hand were knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super Displays and hands on experience at this user friendly and friendly staffed facility. well worth the visit for all nature lovers

Thank doug s
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

A very nice place to go if you have some time to fill. Nice display of all kinds of moths and butterfly. Butterfly area with lots of free flying butterfly. Kids can have some even on der hand. Great english speaking staff

Thank 474ralfg
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 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

1  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

1  Thank Travelbug155004
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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

1  Thank NLF2013
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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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