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Public open hours with live bugs are the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. - noon at the at the Horticulture Education Center (the white building) at The Botanic Garden, 3300 W 6th Ave, Stillwater, OK 74074.

Experience Insect Adventure

Looking for an unforgettable and unique educational experience for your youth? Have you dreamed of holding a foot-long millipede, petting a tarantula, or looking into a living honey bee hive? Plan a visit to Insect Adventure! OSU Extension has the only live bug petting zoo in the state. This presentation comes with more than 30 species of living arthropods as well as a knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and entertaining professional entomologist to walk you through your arthropod exploration and handling.

Explore Insect Adventure

Scheduling Presentations & Events

Learn how you can schedule a private event at Insect Adventure or surprise your guests by bringing Insect Adventure to them.

Before You Visit

Learn how to prepare for your visit and know what to expect during open hours, a classroom visit or large event.

Bring Insect Adventure to You

Want Insect Adventure to come to your class, club, or event? Fill out the inquiry form for more information and to request a visit.

Meet Our Bugs

Take a closer look at the bugs you can meet and learn about at Insect Adventure.

Banished Beetle Project

The Banished Beetle Project was started in to study the bug's biology and role as natural recyclers.


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