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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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Who doesn't love rattlesnakes?

Just a fun place to check out during your tour of the Old Town district. It doesn't take long to... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Andrew J
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Incredible experience in Old Town Albuquerque

The Rattlesnake Museum was on our bucket list of things to do here and we were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
coogee3
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Warrnambool, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 7 August 2017

Just a fun place to check out during your tour of the Old Town district. It doesn't take long to see all the reptiles in this 'museum', but you'll enjoy the enthusiasm and education these curators bring to the mix. I left with a smile.

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The Rattlesnake Museum was on our bucket list of things to do here and we were not disappointed. Incredible displays in a fairly compact museum space. Good sized museum which introduced us to America's Rattlesnakes. Great educational displays which explained each rattlesnake in language easily...More

Thank coogee3
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Loved this little museum which is located in the Downtown Plaza area of the old town. Entrance fees were very cheap and I had a real struggle persuading my partner to visit as she is petrified of snakes in general, let alone these bad boys...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Figuring we should have some local knowledge about what creepy/crawly animals we co-exist with, we thought this venue would be a great afternoon adventure. And it was! Although a bit cluttered with merch for the store and all things rattlesnakes, the museum gave us some...More

1  Thank akexpats2002
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

As an educator I was thrilled with the amount of hands on experience there was in this lovely space. I learned a ton as did the three teens that went through with me. The gentleman running the place was so great and sent the kids...More

1  Thank lheilman
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Good small museum. They provide scavenger hunts for kids of all ages. This makes the learning much more fun.

1  Thank Martha A
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We made a point to visit after spotting the signs on a previous day and weren't sure what to expect. We were glad we came. It may be small and compact, but there's certainly a lot of stuff crammed in there with a bewildering range...More

2  Thank Coinchend
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We came in with a 2 year old and 12 year old. They both loved it. It was a cute little museum worth checking out. They gave my son a little scavenger hunt which was fun. There are so many different types of rattlesnakes to...More

3  Thank 2016AB
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The Rattlesnake Museum is a must do. Very cheap but a great experience. We almost bought our nephews real rattlesnake fangs but then common sense returned. Rattlesnake skin, yes, fangs no. They also had acrylic paperweights with tarantulas inside. Now THAT the nephews can't misuse.

1  Thank BelizeBelievers
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Rattlesnakes of many varieties and sizes in a labyrinth of aquariums holding these amazing creatures. Geared towards kids, with lots of snake information. They even have a Mojave Green... which will really mess you up, if not kill you. Interesting, yet ghastly film of other...More

2  Thank reeshot
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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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