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Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute)

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Open Now: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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I am terrified of snakes but my significant other wanted to see the king cobras and pythons. He was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tampa, Florida
Great afternoon outing in Bangkok!

This was a very cool way to spend the afternoon! (literally & figuratively) We were able to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Located in the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, this organization produces anti-venom serum for snake-bite victims nationwide. * We will be closed on 26th October 2017 due to the Royal cremation *
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1871 Rama IV Road | Phathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 2 252 0161
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I am terrified of snakes but my significant other wanted to see the king cobras and pythons. He was able to hold one of the pythons and an iguana. The snake show was a bit unnerving but I still manage to enjoy it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very cool way to spend the afternoon! (literally & figuratively) We were able to get there fairly easily taking the sky train and then a short walk. The center has a really nice selection of snakes and an informative education exhibit upstairs...More

Thank HappyLuckyTurtle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bangkok Snake Farm (official name Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute Bangkok, Thailand) is one of the largest and best snake farms and an institute that is conducting research on venomous snakes, the extraction of snake venom, and preparing vaccines for snake bites. It is located in...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great ! it's got loads of quite intersting explanations (in English) about snakes, an area outside where you can almost touch them. A live show (shame that we couldn't understand and barely hear the guy presenting) twice a day (check their website...More

Thank Celia M
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I found this visit so interesting since I have always been interested in snakes - from a distance! I've been a few time and usually take relations or friends when they visit. If I am not mistaken, this is one of the few such centres...More

Thank acstorer
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The Snake Farm is operated in cooperation with the Thai Red Cross and is the second oldest snake farm in the world. The snake farm and exhibitions are interesting and educational to walk around in, but the real highlights are the shows and demonstrations. Do...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

A really cool place to bring your kids. Some snakes on display on the outside as well as inside. The inside a/c provides a nice relief from the heat. Learned good info on snake reproduction, digestion, body structure from the museum. Don’t miss the snake...More

1  Thank Travelers23495
Reviewed 3 October 2018

In Bangkok it's a must to visit a snake farm, it gives me the heebie-jeebies, you see a lot of snakes species, overall cobras; you will have informations how they take them the poison, by let them bite into a glass covered with a paper,...More

1  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Very educational with in depth information and lots of snake species. Don't miss the snake handling demonstration. It s free. Grab the front seat earlier for closer encounter with the snakes and better photo taking. They also offer a photo session with a Burmese milk...More

Thank Betty H
Reviewed 23 September 2018

A unique experience including a boat trip, snakes, and a bunch of friendly monkeys. Included a feed-the-fish highlight and a chance to see up close the "catfish" we eat in Australia under other names! Only small disappointment was the "discounted" price we paid included an...More

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15 November 2018|
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Response from Ali_star21 | Reviewed this property |
Hey there! I wish I could remember how much exactly it was, but it was no more than $5 USD. I just remember it was crazy cheap, and my daughter who was 3 at the time got in free.
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11 August 2018|
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Response from LenniL15 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go in and out as many times as you want during one day! But you need to show your ticket every time!
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Response from Worldismyoyster1070 | Reviewed this property |
You must go to the show in the afternoon if you want to hold a snake and get a photo with it. The website has the times listed.