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Shanghai Entomological Museum

Add:300 Fenglin Rd

Tel:021-5492 4191


English Service Available


Reopened in 2004, Shanghai Entomological Museum covers an area of 2,000 square meters, with a collection of more than 1 million insect specimens.

In the center of the museum is an exhibit with beautifully framed butterfly specimens that attract visitors with their colors and variety. Also exhibited is a treasured collection of rare species of moths.

There also are many vivid pictures and descriptions regarding the world of insects, and insects' important relationship with humans. Visitors can also learn how insect specimens are preserved at a workshop and also get a closer view of live insects in the museums' breeding room. Expert guidance is provided at the museum as well so visitors can learn more if they want.

Admission: 15 yuan for adult each; 10 yuan for child & student each.