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Hexapoda: a fascinating insacterium

Some tourist attractions have reopened to the public.

Please check the opening times, booking tips and recommendations with them (either via their website or by contacting them directly) before visiting. Remember to check the border and quarantine regulations before travelling.
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  • Animal park/zoo/aquarium
  • Education to nature

The Jean Leclercq insectarium in Waremme, nicknamed "Hexapoda", is the only museum in Wallonia to offer a fun, scientific journey in the insect world.

Visitors get to learn everything about six-legged insects or hexapods: how they adapt to their environment, live in a group, communicate...

The world of hexapods

The collections feature 60 live species, hundreds of preserved ones and many pictures to illustrate the theory.

An extraordinary garden

The visit continues in the 2,500 m² garden, landscaped to be a perfect insect paradise:

  • There also are butterflies and local insects (ladybirds, crickets, grasshoppers...) to see in the greenhouse.
  • Ecological paths over 17 hectares

An off the beaten path visit

  • Discovery of the entomological garden
  • Entomophagy workshops

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Duration

Minimum duration1:00
Maximum duration4:00

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The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.