Natural Wild Insect Kingdom, Shanghai

Natural Wild Insect Kingdom, Shanghai

The Natural Wild Insect Kingdom, Shanghai is the first living pet and insect museum in China. Besides insects, it has other aquatic and land animals. The object of the museum is to educate children through interactive programs and shows about the different types of natural habitats and the insects and other creatures that live in them.

The Natural Wild Insect Kingdom has exhibits grouped according to habitat. Countryside, forest, valley, desert, swamp and rainforest are some of the habitat groups showcased at the museum. There are also zones like the butterfly valley, insect gallery and a zone dedicated to amphibians and reptiles. It covers over 3000 square meters and hosts over 200 species. The museum is designed that visitors can clearly view all the creatures within.

Entertaining shows are held for children like an insect parade, a honey gathering show and food grabbing show. Children are encouraged to take part in interactive activities like touching, feeding exhibits and fishing for goldfish. There is a café and toy shop at the basement level where visitors can relax after touring the museum. They can rent a bucket and net from the well stocked toy shop for the goldfish fishing activity.

Operation hours: Monday- Thursday: 9 am- 5 pm; Friday- Sunday: 9 am-5:30 pm.

This sight is featured in a self-guided walking tour of Shanghai, China within the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play. Please download the app to your mobile phone or tablet for travel directions for visiting this sight. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Sight Name: Natural Wild Insect Kingdom
Sight Location: Shanghai, China
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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