The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents Giant Insects

The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents Giant Insects

When – Saturday, Apr 9, 16, 30, May 7, 14, 21,2011
Where – 65 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36633

Description – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Giant Insects will feature six oversized animatronic bugs, three giant mechanical insect heads, an insect art gallery and a live insect zoo. The exhibit will give visitors an up-close and personal look at some of life’s tiniest creatures including a Chinese Praying Mantis, a Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillar, two Rhinoceros Beetles, a Desert Locust and a Stick Insect. The robotic bugs in Giant Insects move mechanically to show their behaviors, such as the locust spreading its wings to take flight. A live bug zoo will also be featured in the exhibition, allowing guests to see the critters at their regular size. There will also be photo opportunities and many other hands-on games and activities including live insect eating contests to win prizes.

Admission: GENERAL ADMISSION (Includes permanent exhibits & Giant Insects) Adults (19-59) – $14.00, Senior (60+) – $12.50, Youth (13-18) – $12.50 Child (2-12) – $12.00, Members – $2.50, Children under the age of 2 are free.

Contact Us Phone: 251-208-6873
Website: http://www.exploreum.com