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American International Rattlesnake Museum

202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1442
+1 505-242-6569
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Cool Museum

Great little museum in Old Town! Many species of rattlesnakes would be fun for kids to see. It... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Anjanette P
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A small exhibition

Located at old town of Albuquerque, 12$/ adult (5/17). Small exhibition of reptiles, different kind... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Hours Today: 11:30 - 17:30
202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1442
West Old Town
+1 505-242-6569
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great little museum in Old Town! Many species of rattlesnakes would be fun for kids to see. It doesn't take very long to see, but a good break from the heat.

Thank Anjanette P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located at old town of Albuquerque, 12$/ adult (5/17). Small exhibition of reptiles, different kind of rattlesnakes. There afre also a gift shop.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have lived here almost 4 years now and had never been to this place. It looks small and hokey from the outside, but it goes on and on inside and has some valuable and interesting information! Many different varieties of rattlers are on display...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being the snake nut that I am, I simply had to visit this place when I was in ABQ last year, and I'm glad I did. As others have said, there's an impressive selection of both venomous and non-venomous snakes on display - very possibly...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My companions were not keen to visit this museum but were pleasantly surprised, as was I, at the unique experience. Many snakes interspersed with memorabilia -- from early "snake oil" salesmen to a tribute to Steve Irwin. "High" signage for adults and "low" signage for...More

Thank ravyn7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating variety of venomous snakes. Good signage describing what is in each glass case. The owner has vast knowledge of the specimens and is friendly and helpful.

Thank Frankie1429
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this museum listed on the tour books. Building was not what I expected, just in the back of a gift store specializing in snake stuff. It took about an hour to casually browse through the exhibits. It was very interesting and I did enjoy...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great collection of rattlesnakes and other animals. Very knowledgeable owner who was keen for a chat. Very reasonable entry price, glad we made the time to visit.

Thank fnqfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a great collection of rattlesnakes from around the world as well as other snakes. For each of the snakes on display they have a simple description of the snake as well as more detailed description for those that want more details.

Thank mikes737
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a good museum to check out when you are in the Old Town of Albuquerque- does not take long and it is in a compact space. A little high on price for the museum but obviously an independent and it is in the...More

Thank Brian Carl J
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Kathy R
What time are you open
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