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K-State Insect Zoo

K-State Insect Zoo

Kansas State University
1500 Denison Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66506


K-State Insect Zoo

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Note: face coverings are required to enter all campus buildings beginning 8/2/21

How to visit us

We are reopening July 6th, 2021 with regular public hours.  You can visit without an appointment from Tuesday-Saturday from 1pm to 6pm.  Groups of 15 or more are strongly encouraged to call ahead.

If you would prefer a private guided tour with your family, options will still be available on Mondays and in the mornings.  You can check the schedule to see what is available and reserve a time at:


What is changing July 6th, 2021?

The front door to the insect zoo will be unlocked Tuesday-Saturday from 1pm to 6pm.  Admission cost during those hours is $2.75 (plus sales tax) for all visitors age 3 and up. 

Field trips, guided tours, and private family visits will be available on Mondays and in the mornings.  Please check the scheduler for available time slots.

Want a peek inside the zoo?

Check out this video that shows what the insect zoo is all about!

*What's new starting July 6th, 2021*

Open Tuesday-Saturday from 1pm to 6pm.

Guided tours (private) available on Mondays and mornings by appointment.


See available appointments and book your private visit at: