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Giant Insects at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
August 6 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until September 30, 2022
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center will immerse visitors in a world of invertebrates to learn about how they preserve the balance of nature with the opening of Giant Insects.
Five larger-than-life animatronic insects will greet visitors along the live animal exhibit trail. Insects include Bombardier Beetle, Blue-eyed Darner, Devil’s Flower Mantis, Grasshopper, and Stag Beetle. In addition, there will be a giant spicebush swallowtail caterpillar that visitors can climb on for a great photo.
Visitors can experience Giant Insects from July 1 through September 30, along the live animal exhibit trail. Giant Insects is included in regular trail admission ($22 for adults; $20 for seniors age 65+; $16 for youth ages 3 to 15; free for children 2 and under; free for members). Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the last trail admission at 3:30 p.m. Visit nhnature.org for more information and to purchase tickets in advance.