The Portland Insectarium is available for public and private events!

Classroom and private event experience:
  • Introduction of who we are and what we do
  • Live and preserved insect and arachnid specimens
  • Live animals are contained in terrariums and some can be taken out and handled
  • Pinned specimens are in glass cases and can be viewed with provided magnifying glasses
  • We have coloring activities, stickers, and toy bugs for kids
  • Typically 1-2 hours is a good time for our presentation
  • Kids 3 and under are always free
  • Presentation can come in many different formats (art-based, scientific, structured lesson, or show-and-tell style)

  • $150 first hour for up to 15 people *
  • $50/hr for each additional hr
  • Extra $2/hr for each additional person  
  • Transportation costs if outside of Portland, OR

Availability: We are usually free Friday-Sunday and with at least two weeks notice, Thursday is possible. 

Contact us for more info! 
​*discounts available for nonprofits