Shanghai Insect Museum

Location:No. 300, Fenglin Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai



Shanghai Insect Museum collects more than 1 million insect specimens from all over the country, and preserves a large number of endangered rare insect specimens and international and domestic dangerous quarantine pest specimens.



Zip Code



Dongan Road Station, Metro Line 4


Adult ticket: RMB 15; student and children ticket: RMB 7 (free tickets for students with electronic student cards)

Business hours

9:00-16:30 (no sale of tickets after 16:00)

Suggeted Duration

1-2 hours


Shanghai Insect Museum has Morpho Helena, known as the world’s most beautiful butterfly. Morpho Helena originates from Brazil, Peru and other countries, very few and very precious, not only graceful, also with the wings spread like peacocks. Its wings can shine and change colors, sometimes dark blue, sometimes azure and even light blue. White veins on the wings are like mosaic jewelry, shiny and charming. Each specimen values RMB 0.36 million . There are only 3 specimens in China.

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