Observation Beehive

Observation Beehive

Catalogue No. – 17039
For keeping 4 honey frames of standard size. Provided with glass on
both sides covered with detachable sliding wooden covers. Hole in
base allows free movement of bees. [table “17039” not found /]


An observation beehive is a special type of beehive used for observing the behavior of bees in a laboratory or educational setting. The hive is designed to provide a clear view of the bees and their activities without disturbing the colony or posing a risk to the observer.

Observation beehives typically consist of a transparent acrylic or glass box with a series of removable frames inside that hold the honeycomb and the bees. The frames can be removed for inspection or cleaning, and are designed to be easily reassembled without disturbing the bees.

The observation beehive allows for the study of bee behavior, including how they build and maintain their hive, how they interact with each other, and how they communicate through pheromones and dances. It can also be used to study the effects of environmental factors on bee behavior, such as temperature and humidity.

Observation beehives are commonly used in educational settings such as schools, museums, and nature centers to teach children and adults about the importance of bees and the role they play in the environment. They are also used by researchers and scientists in the study of bee behavior and biology.

Observation beehives provide a fascinating and educational glimpse into the complex and intricate world of bees and help to promote awareness and appreciation for these important insects and their role in our ecosystem.