Insect Research Collection/ Department of Entomology
(608) 262-2078 -- Dr. Daniel Young (Director)
Fax (608) 262-3322
Hours Visits are available by appointment only.
Department of Entomology
Madison, WI 53706-1598
The Wisconsin Insect Research Collection (WIRC) is home to nearly 3 million curated specimens, along with 5 million uncurated. From enormous beetles to killer cicadas from Africa and Malaysia, the Entomology Museum in Russell Labs is a treasure-trove for nature lovers. In all, the museum's collection represents more then 16,000 species.
For Department of Entomology information, visit their website at http://labs.russell.wisc.edu/ento/.