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American International Rattlesnake Museum

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Open Now: 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Took the kids to the rattlesnake museum based on the good reviews. We really enjoyed it. They... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rich_and_laurie
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Texas
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Fascinating!

We stopped in out of curiousity and were rewarded with a well laid out exhibit that gave us great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SDDVT
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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This museum houses the world's largest collection of different species of live rattlesnakes and aims to correct common reptilian misconceptions.
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202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1442
West Old Town
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kids to the rattlesnake museum based on the good reviews. We really enjoyed it. They have a good number of snakes. A few large (and scary looking, to me) ones. One of the large snakes began to rattle vigorously when we approached. Despite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rich_and_laurie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in out of curiousity and were rewarded with a well laid out exhibit that gave us great information. To be able to compare and contrast so many different rattlesnakes was a lot fun. My teenager was fully engaged and didn't look at his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SDDVT
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

I think I could truly let snakes grow on me after that trip to this musuem, & eventually get a pet snake of my own 🤷🏽‍♀️

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

Was game to visit museum as my husband wanted to,but I have to say, I REALLY enjoyed it. Learned a lot, loved looking at the snakes, enjoyed the quirkiness and it was fun. I highly recommend it and I would actually go back again... not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ColoradoKat343
Reviewed 4 December 2018

So it is more of an interesting and educational 'display' of Rattler's and a few lizards. I will admit I did take the time to 'hold' a snake which I have not done since I was a kid! They have lots of Rattlesnakes on display,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mikiehead
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I can't think of a better Wild West experience! For five whole dollars, I got to see dozens of live rattlers, all different, from all over the world. I was pleasantly surprised at the variety of displays. Besides animals, the Museum included Indian artifacts, beverages...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Cari K
Reviewed 17 October 2018

My fiance and I happened to come across the Rattlesnake Museum while exploring Old Town. Since the entrance fee was only $5, we figured we might as well give it a go, and I'm so glad we did! We love seeing animals, and have been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The guys working this were kind of rude. Not much to see in the store, but lots of snakes in the back. $5.00 entry fee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sdlagarde
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Walking around Old Town, it was awesome to run into this Rattlesnake Museum! It's much bigger than it appears from the outside and full of unique animals. The owner, Bob, is awesome and so passionate about his snakes. You can feel the care, love and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank geminiunicorn
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I don't know that I would call it a museum. Parking is horrible as are the crowds, as it's in old town. It was cheap enough and it filled the time as the girls shopped in stores I was afraid to take children into. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kathy R
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Wed. May 6, they are open from 11:30 to 5:30 Check their website for other days
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