The Sonoran Desert is a major hot spot for insect diversity. Join us at Insect Insanity to celebrate interesting insects and amazing arthropods!
🍸 Enjoy a specialty Blonde Tarantula cocktail!
🍬 Can you stomach it? Try a tasty cricket-infused treat!
🐞 Touch (and take pictures) with various moths and beetles.
🦂 Marvel at scorpions as they glow green under black light.
🦋 Take a selfie with monarch wings & tattoos.
🐜 Craft your own antennae and wander the grounds.
🐛 Enjoy talks with Carl «The Bug Man» Olson. 8:00 p.m. in the Warden Oasis Theater.
🐍 Spend time with our animated animals.
🎶 Enjoy the soothing sounds of Native-American inspired flute music.
And YES! There will be food and drinks available for purchase (including beer and wine). The Ironwood Terraces Restaurant, The Cottonwood, Ocotillo Café
, and Phoebe's Coffee Bar will all be open. Thanks!
The desert comes alive at night as nocturnal animals awake. Bats perform aerial acrobatics in pursuit of dinner, beavers splash around in their pond, and scorpions glow green under black light. Bring your flashlight and explore, experience a live animal encounter, or participate in special nightly activities.
~ Arizona/Sonora Resident (ages 13+): $16.95
~ General admission (ages 13-64): $21.95
~ Senior (ages 65+): $19.95
~ Children (ages 3-12): $8.95
~ Children (under 3): FREE
~ Military (active/retired): $17.95
~ Members: FREE
You can always consider joining our membership program. A lot of bang for your buck! You can see more info here (http://desertmuseum.org/members/