Tarantulas love shaking hands
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creepy crawlers!
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Praying Mantis Unseen in Green!
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the most exciting
creatures we may never see!
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Call us: (613) 422-0220

71 Sparks St.
Ottawa Ontario
K1P 5A5
e-mail: info@ottawainsectarium.com

  • MONDAY–THURSDAY: 10:30 A.M. TO 5 P.M.
  • FRIDAY: 10:30 A.M. TO 7 P.M.
  • SATURDAY: 1:00 P.M. TO 7 P.M.
  • SUNDAY:  1:00 P.M. TO 7 P.M.
  • Closed December 24, 25 and January 1.


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A memorable adventure for the whole family!

Whether you are 4 or 84 you will love meeting our insects, holding some, or just enjoying the fascinating creatures we have collected. The butterfly exhibit will also be in full swing as we approach the summer months.

"I was thrilled to have a tarantula crawl on me! The kids just loved it."

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