The Insectarium

8046 Frankford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19136- Map It
(215) 335-9500

AAA Editor Notes

The Insectarium is off I-95 exit 30; take Cottman Ave. 1.2 mi. w., then .8 mi. n. to 8046 Frankford Ave. Spiders, scorpions and other arthropods—live and mounted—can be seen in exhibits and hands-on activities. Two live insect displays are a working beehive and a glass-enclosed kitchen pervaded by cockroaches. At the petting corner, visitors also can touch some of the resident creatures. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$9; free (ages 0-1).
Station: Holmesburg Jct
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-4. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.