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Inside the May Museum of the Tropics

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The original interior of the May Museum of the Tropics in the 1950s. In the months following the photograph, several specimen began to droop and wilt…

Entrance to the May Museum of the Tropics

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The entrance of the May Museum of the Tropics. Faux thatched roof, tiki sculptures, and a list of countries the insects in the collection came from…

Construction of Hercules Beetle Sculpture at Weeki Wachee Springs

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A team of people guide the placement of a Hercules beetle sculpture in the 1950s. A crane lowers the sculpture in place near the May Museum of the…