• Attractions
  • Museum or Interpretation Centre
  • Education to nature
  • Animal park/zoo/aquarium

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

Rue de Grand-Axhe 45e,4300Waremme
COVID-19 : in accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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.

Duration

Minimum duration : 1:00
Maximum duration : 4:00

Langue d'accueil

French

Visites

Guide available/groups - FR

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