Kansas State University Insect Zoo

1500 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506- Map It
Phone: (785) 532-2847

AAA Editor Notes

Kansas State University Insect Zoo is .7 mi. e. on Claflin Rd., then .1 mi. n. to 1500 Denison Ave. on the university’s campus. Among the zoo’s exhibits are freshwater and Amazonian rain forest displays, a honeybee observatory and a leaf-cutter ant colony spread throughout the building, viewable via glass panes and tubing. Terraria house a variety of arthropods including millipedes, scorpions, tarantulas and walking sticks; visitors may interact with selected insects during guided tours. Guided tours are available.
$3; $2 (ages 65+ and active military with ID). Guided tour $4.
Hours: Zoo open Tues.-Fri. 1-6, Sat. noon-6. Guided tours are offered Mon. 9-6 and Tues.-Fri. 9-noon. Reservations for guided tours must be made at least 1 week in advance. Allow 45 minutes minimum.