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American International Rattlesnake Museum

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Closed Now: 11:30 - 17:30
Open today: 11:30 - 17:30
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Go! One of a Kind Experience!

Walking around Old Town, it was awesome to run into this Rattlesnake Museum! It's much bigger than... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fun and Interesting Museum

Had walked past this place in Old Town on numerous occasions during my ABQ visits with my daughter... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 days ago

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

Thank geminiunicorn
Reviewed 5 days ago 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

Thank Rod P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove in circles to find somewhere free to park but Hubby just decided to drop us off it was $20 for 3 small children and I. A lady yelled at us because we were “loud and she couldn’t hear the video playing” there was about...More

Thank Vacationer775886
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had walked past this place in Old Town on numerous occasions during my ABQ visits with my daughter and just never went in. This year I decided we had to go particularly after learning that ABQ animal control gets numerous rattlesnake calls weekly. It has...More

Thank timetraveler8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you speak with the owner, you can see his passion and dedication to these typically shunned critters. The cages are well designed and obviously cater to the snake or creature located within. I appreciated the movies available that really educate people on all sorts...More

Thank Jenszoo
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This is a cute little museum with everything about rattlesnakes and reptiles in general. It is packed with interesting stuff, information and real snakes. You can literally feel how passionate the owner is about these species :) I am almost glad we missed our tour...More

Thank Vezip
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This place was really neat; Bob the owner is passionate about snakes, and has built up a collection of snake-related items that is amazing in its' variety and scope - and then there are the snakes too! There's a variety of things to see, not...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

... we are not really snake people but we really appreciated how this place has been put together. Thanks so much for sharing your passion and knowledged. YMMV

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We found this museum very interesting. Animals are clean and well caged, safe for children. It is small but you can keep an eye on the kids every time. The movie is great and there's a very interesting memorabilia. Gift shop has reasonable prices. The...More

Thank Diana A
Reviewed 16 August 2018

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

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Kathy R
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