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Newfoundland Insectarium

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Nl A8a 2V1-2 Bonne Bay Rd, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 2V1, Canada
+1 709-636-1848
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Second time

Second trip to the insectarium. And it was greater than I remembered the first time. The butterfly... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Michael G
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Kingston, Canada
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loved the butterflies

We loved the butterfly garden. Such beautiful butterflies sharing their space with us! The inside... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
karenkkl
,
Spokane Valley, Washington
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Nl A8a 2V1-2 Bonne Bay Rd, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 2V1, Canada
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Second trip to the insectarium. And it was greater than I remembered the first time. The butterfly exhibit is just truly amazing. Highly recommended to check it out

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We loved the butterfly garden. Such beautiful butterflies sharing their space with us! The inside displays so many other bugs, spiders, butterflies and bees. We did find the queen. They have an outside entrance so they are active and natural. I am not a spider...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

My friend and I (both Grandmas, travelling from Ontario) stopped in on impulse to see what this was all about and we were more than pleasantly surprised. There is a lovely area filled with beautiful butterflies and then the upper floors held fascinating insects, spiders...More

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Very informative. Certainly a good afternoon of entertainment for children. Butterflies are beautiful.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This insectarium is quite the treat. Our three-year-old loved the butterfly pavilion. The hosts were super-friendly and knowledgeable. The facility is extremely clean. A little ice cream break was a special little treat. The souvenir shop has a lot of neat things that you can't...More

Thank Mandy R
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We happened on this one accidentally. We were just going to go for small drive before supper to check out the area and drove by. Thought what heck lets check it out. The butterfly garden was amazing. Even if they weren't as active as they...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My sister decided to take myself and my son (14) to see the gorgeous butterflies and other insects at the Insectarium. It was our first visit and we both just LOVED it. Wow!! We learned many things and even got to hold some cool insects....More

Thank Frenchconnection69
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I was awestruck! Beautiful facility, fascinating displays laid out very well and spacious. Very informative. Amazing collections. Witness the extensive selection of butterflies coming out of various chrysales. Oh, but the Butterfly Garden took my breath away. Magical! See them softly fluttering around, landing on...More

Thank Holly D
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Absolutely amazing place to visit for adults and children. Butterfly garden--just beautiful. it is warm in there, but it is worth it to see all the amazing butterflies. Definitely a place to see on your trip to the Great Northern Peninsula!!!

Thank Cathy M
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Never seen anything like it. They bring in cocoons which turn into butterflies then move them to a greenhouse where we can sit and watch them feed on flowers and glitter around. A huge bee hive along with all kinds of insects on pins and...More

Thank Doug B
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Ashley C
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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.
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I just saw your question now. But i see you have the answers. Hope u went there and hope u enjoyed it.
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