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Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute)

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1871 Rama IV Road | Phathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 2 252 0161
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Attending the snake catching course

This is the place where the venom of poisonous snakes is extracted to make the serum. The visitors... read more

Reviewed yesterday
เรวัต อ
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Great to hold a snake!

Got to handle python at snake handling which was also very entertaining (2.30pm). Museum is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nikki C
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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 *
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1871 Rama IV Road | Phathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 2 252 0161

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the place where the venom of poisonous snakes is extracted to make the serum. The visitors can go for the snake show daily. There is also exhibition and museum displaying live snake. I went there for the course to catch the snakes, which...More

Thank เรวัต อ
Reviewed 6 days ago

Got to handle python at snake handling which was also very entertaining (2.30pm). Museum is interesting and there are loads of snakes to see! Spent a few hours here and was good value for money.

Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had time before our flight and I was looking for something interesting to do with a 8 and 10 year old. I found this on Trip Advisor and was very happy with the experience. Go during the week if you can to view the...More

Thank bearlove2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We (a smart and mature 10 year old with an adult) headed to the Snake Farm not feeling overly confident about it. But wow!! We spent over 4 hours there, and watched both the 11 am show indoors about extracting venom from snakes to make...More

Thank M G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come here for many kinds of International vaccine you needed before traveling abroad. Located in one of the most crowded street with an old style buidling with green garden so look like you lost into old time of Bangkok. Cheap price, fast service. Recommend to...More

Thank bangkokstory
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a must to understand and see most of the snakes of the region. At the same thing me people working here are professionals and experienced. It s quite safe not as most of snake farms related in the country

Thank De S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice venom extraction show at 11am and snake handling show at 2:30, but note that to see both, you need to visit on a weekday. On the weekend, only the snake handling show is at 11am. Also, hours are limited to 9:30-1:00 on weekends....More

Thank wanderlustinasia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In addition to Lumpini park just around the corner, an absolute must for families with children. We came in the morning to catch the venom extraction which included a very good presentation on snakes and the work of this Thai Red Cross research centre. Then...More

1  Thank Seminartraveller57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very informative and educational visit. The snakes are farmed for anti-venom production, a life-saving novel purpose. Nice fact, it was started in honor of 2 princes and 2 princesses of Thailand all born in the Year of the Snake! Very interesting visit.

Thank AlegnaHol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re looking for something to do or looking to waste some time around the city, this is a fun place to visit. I went with my dad, brother, and sister and they had many snakes to look at at distances much better than in...More

Thank Samir R
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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.
Simone B
21 January 2018|
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Response from Seminartraveller57 | Reviewed this property |
Part of their narrative is how the treatment of snakes has improved, how they’ve realised how certain methods of extracting the venom may have caused discomfort. The ‘show’ that they put on probably puts all the snakes on... More
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1 December 2017|
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Response from Francis V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, from lovely Vienna, Austria. I guess about 20 minutes by car or 40 minutes by public transportation, make sure you check the time for the snake demonstration,they have afternoon shows during the week and mornings show... More