His Majesty The King’s Insect Park
His Majesty the King’s Insect Park is under the responsibility of the Industrial Entomology Research and Development Center, Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute, which carries out entomological research and development. The area is divided into 4 sections. Section 1 and 2 is an exhibition hall and museum. The exhibition is all arranged in a one-floored building containing stuffed and rarely-found insects. Section 3 is in a dome-shaped building with an area of more than 1,000 square metres and it is 15 metres high. It shows the ecological system of insects, insect behaviour research and insect breeding for commerce. It also gathers various species of butterflies and other insects which are nearly extinct and rarely found such as cricket, cicada, grasshopper, and beetles. Section 4 is the insect product development section concerning insects in commercial trade such as mole cricket, Buprestid beetle, and Dytiscidae. You can see butterflies and insects in the western region and learn about their life cycle. It is open 8.30 a.m.-4.30 p.m. from Mondays to Fridays (If you would like to visit on weekends, please contact in advance.) Tel. 0 3428 1066, 0 2942 8010-9 ext. 3903 or Fax. 0 3428 1066.