Who, where and why.

The Insectopia Insect Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to insect preservation, research and education through a new natural and cultural heritage for the next generation in the southern Pacific of Costa Rica.

The Osa Peninsula
The Osa Peninsula

The most biologically intense place on earth The Osa Peninsula is located in the southern Pacific lowlands of Costa Rica, near the border with Panama

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Our Collection
Our Collection

 Our museum has the largest scientific insect collection of the South Pacific of Costa Rica and it is open to researchers, students and volunteers who

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Come help us out!

We offer volunteers from all over the world the opportunity to be part of supporting the Museum’s staff that works behind the scenes

Become a Volunteer!

External Articles

Read what the internet says about our project, our work, our team members and the impact we have in our community. Local and international media.

It’s a bug’s life: Protecting Costa Rica’s buggy biodiversity

It’s a bug’s life: Protecting Costa Rica’s buggy biodiversity

It’s a bug’s life: Protecting Costa Rica’s buggy biodiversity Peninsula   The Osa Peninsula in...
Pasión Por la Conservación y la Diversidad

Pasión Por la Conservación y la Diversidad

Pasión Por la Conservación y la Diversidad Jim Córdoba Alfaro, es un joven costarricense de...
Nicuesa Lodge and Insectopia Join in Preserving Costa Rica Insects

Nicuesa Lodge and Insectopia Join in Preserving Costa Rica Insects

Nicuesa Lodge and Insectopia Join in Preserving Costa Rica Insects Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge is...

Contact Us

info@insectopiamuseum.org

Our team

Conservation Throught Education

Jim Córdoba-Alfaro
Jim Córdoba-Alfaro
Founder and President

      Founder and director of the Insectopia Insect Museum with over 10 years of experience working with Neotropical butterflies. He has studied butterflies

Jim Córdoba-Alfaro
Alejandra Pérez Retana
Alejandra Pérez Retana
Ad-Honorem Collection Manager

Alejandra Pérez Retana