Xtreme Bugs Closing Weekend
Saturday, January 19, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Join us for the final weekend of our Xtreme Bugs exhibit!
Auditorium Show: Bugs on the Big Screen
11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
This unique live animal show takes a high-definition look at what makes bugs beautiful, amazing and important.
Auditorium Show: Meet the Animals
Meet the furry, feathered and scaly residents of the museum’s Live Animal Center, and explore their behaviors, adaptations and ecosystems.
Creature Keeper Creepy Crawly Q&A
Free with admission to Xtreme Bugs
Are you mad for mantids? Crazy for cockroaches? Enamored by ants? Well, we are too! Meet our knowledgeable, engaging staff and hear all about invertebrate husbandry, biology, and conservation. Meet a real living invertebrate!
Xtreme Education Station
Take a peek at some of the Academy’s superlative specimens from our collections! Learn the difference between an insect, arachnid and true bug, and explore the unique ways these fear-inducing animals navigate the world.
Get up close to the Academy's coolest, creepiest, living crawlies at our Invertebrate Tech Cart! See close-up details through a high-powered microscope, examine and touch live bugs, ask an expert and more.
Make and take a craft featuring one of our favorite insects!