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Creepy Crawly Insectival at San Bernardino County Museum

10/29/2016 - Creepy Crawly Insectival at San Bernardino County Museum

Event date Oct. 29 and 30, 2016

Visitors of all ages can take a hands-on journey into the world of bugs at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands during Insectival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29 and 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All Insectival activities are included with paid museum general admission.

Explore the fascinating world of arthropodsinsects, arachnids, myriapods, and more. Family fun activities include insect games, take-home creepy-crawly craft creations, insect stories and activities, and live insect encounters in the museums courtyard and Exploration Station. Special guests will be on hand to display and answer questions about beneficial insectsand pests! Volunteers will be on hand to talk about visitors favorite Exploration Station crittersroaches, spiders, centipedes, and more. For even more excitement, visitors can root for their favorite speedster in the cockroach races.

Insectival has always been one of our most popular events, said Museum Director Melissa Russo. This year we moved it from the springtime to Halloween weekend so visitors can get into the creepy-crawly spirit!

At the Museum Store visitors can purchase a variety of insect-related merchandise, from the ever-popular icky rubber bugs to insect books, toys, and posters.

Lunch and snacks will be available for sale so museum guests can come early and plan to stay all day.

Insectival and the County Museums other exciting events and exhibits reflect the effort by the Board of Supervisors to achieve the Countywide Vision by celebrating arts, culture, and education in the county, creating quality of life for residents and visitors.

The San Bernardino County Museum is at 2024 Orange Tree Lane, at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $10 (adult), $8 (military or senior), $7 (student), and $5 (child aged 5 to 12). Children under five and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is free. For more information, visit The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities.



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