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National Insect Week returns in 2022

Insect Activities with University of Aberdeen Museums

We have prepared a fun packed activity page inspired by our collections.

Hear about the Aberdeen Bestiary Ants.

Download a Bug Hunt.

Find out about 17th Century Entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian.

And much much more...

Did you know?

Chan's megastick

The longest recorded insect is Chan's megastick, a stick insect species from Borneo which can be up to 56.6cm long.

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