This museum exhibits one of the world's largest private displays of giant tropical insects and arachnids including thousands of beautiful butterflies and moths, bizarre beetles, giant spiders, and deadly scorpions. Also see the Museum of Space Exploration, a pictorial history of America's Space Program.
Special exhibit of rare, primitive artifacts from New Guinea
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