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American International Rattlesnake Museum

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202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1442
+1 505-242-6569
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Rattlesnake heaven!

Absolutely loved it!!!! Learning environment for adults and children! This was one of the most... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rosie J
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Grimesland
via mobile
nice little weird museum in old town

The amount of live snakes on display was completely unexpected. This is not a polished up fancy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sillywallydoggy
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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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.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gila monster” (17 reviews)
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“gift shop” (36 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 - 17:30
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202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1442
West Old Town
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+1 505-242-6569
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Reviewed yesterday 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
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Reviewed 3 days 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

1  Thank sillywallydoggy
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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.

1  Thank Cindy T
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Reviewed 1 week 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 3 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a first rate museum of rattlesnakes and some other venomous creatures. A true sight to see and the animals are well cared for and the owner was informative

Thank REZ1059
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of snakes and snake souvenirs that make it crowded, but you can always find interesting things if you look around. Friendly and fun for kids and adults.

Thank Billy S
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Kathy R
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Response from jkgrandma | Reviewed this property |
Wed. May 6, they are open from 11:30 to 5:30 Check their website for other days
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