In World Museum’s bug house you can get closer than you ever dreamed possible to beetles and flies, spiders and scorpions or centipedes and millipedes. The bug house displays a selection of specimens from the museum's vast research collection alongside real live colonies of leaf cutter ants and bees.
There are also interactive displays and larger-than-life models, including a two-metre animatronic fly and Avril the giant spider, who welcomes visitors from her web on the ceiling!
The Bug House will be closed from Monday 10 - Sunday 16 March 2014 for minor refurbishment. It will open again on Monday 17 March 2014. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Bug house photography competition
Our bug house photography competition is now closed, but you can still view the photo gallery of all the entries and see the winning photographs.