See exactly what happens inside a real ant colony. We have several different kinds of ants where you can see the royal chamber, the chamber of larvae, and storage chambers. Look at how soldiers, guards, collectors of food, and hunters cooperate together. Among our species is an extremely special kind of ant that cultivates its own food.
Species you can see at Insectopia:
The latest addition to our exhibition is a variety of reptiles that consists of snakes, lizards, iguanas, and several other species.
See live butterflies transform before your eyes and fly freely around you in a specially designed area that simulates their real living conditions.
It is the most cooperative insect and one of the most industrious organisms in nature. In our exhibition you can see an entire colony. One of the very few that exist indoors.
Look for the different tarantulas and the largest spider of the world which can reach 30cm in diameter. You can also see the Greek Black Widow and the spider which makes a web stronger than steel.
Observe closely these remarkable Stick-Insects and Walking Leaf-Insects. They truly are masters of camouflage and it will take you some time to discover them.
Tours outside working hours are available. Call us on (0030) 69 4020 9092 to book your tour.
Tours available in Greek, English, German, Russian and Turkish.
|Monday||11:30 - 14:00|
|Tuesday - Saturday||14:30 - 17:45|
|Sunday||12:00 - 18:00||Tours outside working hours are available|
|Student Groups||3€ per person|
|Students||4€ per person|
|Adults||6€ per person|
|Families||12€ per family|
|Groups over 10 people||Free|
|Groups under 10 people||6€ per group|
Thanks to your support we can offer our services for free to all the institutions in Thessaloniki (orphanages, people with special needs, etc).
Σας ευχαριστούμε για το όμορφο θέαμα που μας προσφέρατε. Πρωτοσύγκελος Ιεράς Μητρόπολης Θεσσαλονίκης (09/09/2012)
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