Nasty & Nice

Get up close to gigantic, accurate, moving re-creations of environmentally beneficial insects as well as introduced pests from around the world.

Huge robotic insects hiss, buzz, click and wave antennae and legs. Stink bugs spray, and dung beetles even roll their balls of poo!

Discover the environmental threats and dangers of giant Asian hornets, plagues of locusts, the damages wreaked by carpenter ants and termites.

Witness the life cycle of monarch butterflies, and learn the threats they face from habitat destruction. Find out the dangers faced by honeybees and their essential role in agriculture.

Encounter giant nests of leaf-cutter ants, termite mounds, and beehives.

Exhibition Features

  • 35 supersized robotic insects and Spiders up to 20 feet long
  • Giant Bug Photo Op: Your head in the mouth of a giant Praying Mantis
  • Hands free interpretive videos, displayed on monitors
  • All interpretive signage and graphic files
  • Education Guide

Exhibition Size

5,000 – 10,000 square feet

Height Requirements

10’ minimum ceiling height