Shanghai Insect Museum

There are tons of insects scattered all over the planet, with different shapes and forms. They are among the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, including more than a million described species and representing more than half of all known living organisms. We see them on the ground,trees and those frozen in amber from remote age.


Shanghai Insect museum, first build in 1868 by a French Prist called P. Heude, called “Musee Heude”. Later it was rebuilt for it got too much specimens for the old museum. It enjoyed a great reputation as The British Museum in Asia at that age. There are parts of the museum, which are Prologue hall, Life of Insect hall, Worldwide Insects hall, Human and Insects Hall, Insects Culture hall, Insects Theater and Interactive Hall.



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