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Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute)

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Closed Now: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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This place is great ! it's got loads of quite intersting explanations (in English) about snakes, an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Celia M

I found this visit so interesting since I have always been interested in snakes - from a distance... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bangkok, Thailand
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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 2 days 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank redfred45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must go and see the snake farm. Not only for variety of snakes present, also because you dont see many snakes at other tourist places,

Thank vikramkumar2016
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This a unique -- dare I say NICHE -- attraction in downtown BKK. Unless you are a true snake fancier, there are dozens of better places to spend your time while in BKK. It is operated by the THAI RED CROSS for the purposes of...More

Thank JJK106
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We visited Snake Farm with our kids aged 8 and 6 and had a very good time. We came there for the 14:30h snake show (King Cobra, python, etc.), in which we learned a bit about the different snake types and at the end of...More

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michael w
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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5 March 2018|
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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.
The world t
22 January 2018|
Response from pbozzoli | Reviewed this property |
You can hold only the albinos python. all the other snakes are quite dangerous, so you won't be allowed, but you can take pictures of all the snakes.