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The Insect Asylum

2870 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago 60618
(312) 961-7219

The Insect Asylum is a safe and welcoming space for people of all walks of life to explore natural history in all of its splendor. The Insect Asylum provides a safe and sensory sensitive space for you to use your eyes, hands and hearts to fall in love with the wonders of our world. The collection has been hand selected and curated by Nina Salem, who has privately sourced every piece of the collection through ethical and legitimate means. The vast majority of the collection is antique, with insects dating back to 1910.


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