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American International Rattlesnake Museum

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Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A gem for snake lovers and even others

My husband and sons are snake lovers, so we were definitely going to see this place. The live... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dallas, Texas
Interesting, small museum in old town

My 6, 7, and 9 year old really enjoyed seeing all the reptiles. It is not real big, but they have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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
+1 505-242-6569
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and sons are snake lovers, so we were definitely going to see this place. The live snakes are in large glass-enclosed acquariums and are surprisingly active. We guess that they cannot see you from their side because they don't get at all excited...More

Thank TexasGal60
Reviewed 3 days ago

My 6, 7, and 9 year old really enjoyed seeing all the reptiles. It is not real big, but they have lots of beautiful snakes. We probably spent about an hour there.

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it!!!! Learning environment for adults and children! This was one of the most interesting place I've been. Had memorabilia on Steve Erwin and Craig Ferguson- they had his rattlesnake mug! Wow!!

Thank Rosie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The amount of live snakes on display was completely unexpected. This is not a polished up fancy museum by any means, but the collection of snakes, and additional exhibits proved to be really entertaining and educational. The video viewing area is cheap an the video...More

Thank sillywallydoggy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Informative and interesting, even if you don't like snakes. I kind of felt bad for them being kept in glass cages. I think they would be happier out in the wild. Be sure to watch at least some of the video.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an hour at the museum and you could stay longer. Very! informative. Tons of information on all kinds of Rattlers and other live snakes. There were also other critters with tons of information on them as well. I am not a critter person,...More

Thank mward22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son loves snakes and this is the place to see a great variety all in one day and safely behind glass. Informative and friendly staff.

Thank mmearenas18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rattlesnake Museum is the kind of off beat attraction we travel for, unique, local appropriate, and super interesting. It is in an old adobe shop building, just off the Albuquerque Old Town Plaza on San Felipe. It is filled with rattlesnakes (in cages) and...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to get some cool air and beat the heat in Old Town. Loved the collection of rattlesnakes they have. The kids enjoyed it and the price was right.

Thank blondi1517
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice owner and an interesting exhibit for kids and adults alike. Happy that a place like this can educate and take de-mystify these awesome animals.

Thank Pj L
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6 May 2015|
Response from jkgrandma | Reviewed this property |
Wed. May 6, they are open from 11:30 to 5:30 Check their website for other days