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Wildwood Insectarium

5216 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260-5443
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Permanently Closed, but the one in Phila is still open

We were hoping to visit the boardwalk insectarium, but they are "Permanently Closed" and have been... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Lisa B
Clarksboro, New Jersey
Worth the trip to see!

If large animals aren't your thing than go to this place to see the smaller species that live among... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Karen A
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
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18 Aug 2016
“Worth the trip to see!”
12 Feb 2017
“Permanently Closed, but the one in Phila is still open”
5216 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260-5443
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

We were hoping to visit the boardwalk insectarium, but they are "Permanently Closed" and have been since around 2012 according to their Facebook page. Their website is now a car navigation page for a Japanese company. However, their parent insectarium in Philadelphia, PA, is still...More

3  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 18 August 2016

If large animals aren't your thing than go to this place to see the smaller species that live among us! This place is a hit for kids as well as adults! I was amazed with the species of insects and the facts about them that...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were taken in by the guy with a huge snake standing in front of the insectarium on the boardwalk, and decided to go into the place on a whim. It was one of our smarter decisions. The place is very well-kept and clean. All...More

Thank JyllFoy
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Morey has the best rides and the ocean view is breath taking. The boat house restaurant was a great place to have dinner watching the sun set over the bay.

1  Thank harveyandjoanne
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Family friendly. We always see something new each year. Kids love it. Some hands on exhibits which the kids love.

1  Thank Mrs D
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Took the tram car down to the end of the boardwalk only to find the Insectarium gone. The hissing cockroach has passed on. Nothing to see here.

17  Thank Rosa_Thorns
Reviewed 19 September 2012

We just happened to find the Wildwood Insectarium while walking on the boardwalk. The kids wanted to go in and check it out, so we thought since it was something different to do, why not. I believe our tour guides name was Phillip. He was...More

5  Thank dn1123
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Went with my daughter's family on a rainy day. My 10 year old grandson loved this place! And I think the adults learned a thing or two as well. The young man who led us through the exhibits was very knowledgeable. Would go back again!

5  Thank slm5605
Reviewed 3 September 2012

My husband and daughter went in because it cost too much for the entire family, but they really enjoyed it and thought that their docent really knew his business.

3  Thank AJW67
Reviewed 27 August 2012

At first I was a bit hesitant due to the price and size of the place. We still went ahead with it. It was a great experience. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, a biology major, she explained in detail about every species and answer...More

4  Thank MRRODQ
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11 August 2017|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
PS - I see some people are still leaving reviews for the insectarium, but reading them, it seems that they may have actually visited the "Seaport Aquarium" on the boardwalk.