Please check back, our Event Calendar is updated often.


Discount Days


Saturday, May 7th

Queen Bee is free -

Mother's Day discount for the Queen of your hive, Mom's admission is free!  The hive is so sweet because of you!


Saturday, June 18th

Daddy Long Legs

Father's Day discount for Dads who come in with their kids or families. Everyone with Dad pays only $6 each.  Thanks for bugging us all those years! (No additional discounts apply.)


Bugfest 2016 -

     Saturday June 11th - 10am - 3pm

What a great way to start the summer! We host a fundraiser for Central Ocean Rotary's scholorship fund.  Our bugseum has added fun with cockroach races, face painting, scavenger hunts, prizes, and more.  Special guests include the Mosquito Commission, Master Gardeners, Cattus Island Park, alongside live music.  All proceeds from admission will benefit Rotary's Scholarship Fund.



Doodle Bugz Art Workshop

**New Workshop**

Butterflies, beetles, bees, spiders, scorpions . . . there are so many bugs in this world!   Learn about all the different kinds and create your own one-of-a-kind bug in this art workshop.  Staff member Mikey "Mantis" combines his knowledge of insects with his art educator background to lead students on a creative journey of endless possibilities.  We provide inspiration, instruction, enthusiasm, and some basic art supplies.  Participants are encouraged to bring additional art supplies of their preferred medium. Space is limited.


Advanced registration required. Cost $12.

2 Sessions:

Sat.    April 23, 2016  9-11am (ages 7 and up))


Click here to register



Bugging Artists -**Exhibit has been extended**

In honor of Youth Art Month, Bug-inspired art created by local artists of all ages will be displayed throughout the museum. Sculptures, photographs, mixed-media, drawings, jewelry, etc.   Stop by and get inspired!  **Still on exhibit**





Night Crawl

         Overnight for Scouts

This fun-filled event is recommended for scouts ages 7-12. Our Night Crawl is scheduled for limited dates, but additional dates may be added if needed. Night Crawls have a maximum of 85 guests.  For additional information, click on the link below.