Piedras Blancas Entomological Museum and Butterfly Sanctuary

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Piedras Blancas Entomological Museum and Butterfly Sanctuary

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Piedras Blancas Entomological Museum and Butterfly Sanctuary

In the village of Santa Elena, 45 minutes east of Medellin, travellers find the Piedras Blancas Entomological Museum and Butterfly Sanctuary, where organisms live in terrariums and there is a collection of preserved animals. On this site, in which there is a butterfly sanctuary, there are about 22,000 insects of 25 orders grouped into 350 species from different regions of Colombia.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Families and generally all visitors find many options for fun and entertainment in Medellin. Sites abound here as museums, libraries and public parks.