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Snake Park

Address: Museum Hill, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 254-20-3742131
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Ranked #32 of 41 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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London, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The displays here are quite sad. In particular those of the two crocodiles and the aquariums. The official price is 1200KES for foreigners which is many times too high. At 300KES, as combined with the national museum (1500 total) it is perhaps a different way to spend half an hour or so.

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Orebro, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Ok, you can see many snakes from Kenyan wildlife but they are showed in a very boring way. Their "cages" are ´not nice and I think the staff could be more active and informative.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Don't expect too much and would not find it worth the travel without a visit to the National Museum. It's small and outdated. The living area for the reptiles could use an upgrade. Anyhow ok when combined, not much more to say about it.

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Pelham, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Went there years ago when I was on the St. Lawrence Univ. Kenya Semester. We had classes at the Nairobi YMCA and lived in the Westlands area of Nairobi. One day coming home from class I stopped in at the Snake Park. When I came to the Mambas I noticed the sign said the snakes in the exhibit had been... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

i am scared to death of snakes, i was tricked by my man into going for the visit but if you are a snack lover, you will find a variety of snakes.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

To those of us like me who fear and hate these animals, it's SCARY!!!!! However,maybe I should say a word like (LUCKILY) the snakes are tamed and caged in the glass houses so they wont touch you. You will be able to learn about the various species of snakes found in the country. Worth checking out.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I took my little ones here for a visit to the museum and snake park, was reasonably priced at just 300/- for a citizen adult and 150/- for citizen child combination for both, however as a resident I paid double at 600/- and non-residents pay 1500/-!!! I personally would not pay that at all, however the museum was interesting, there... More 

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Sydney
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18 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

The snake park is an add on to the National Museum. This in itself was a little odd but we thought - why not. They have a great array of species but the display cases are very old & scratched. Needs to improve standards for both the reptile residents & guests.

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Barrie, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

There were a wide variety of interesting snakes as well as alligators and turtles.... All were on display and were visible, but the glass of the enclosures was badly marred which affected clear viewing of many of the snakes.... The courtyard was amazing and the closer you looked the more snakes you could spot climbing around in the vegetation! There... More 

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Crowell, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We bought a combined ticket with the National Museum, which was a good value together and made for a very nice afternoon. Inside you will find many major snakes of Africa, including the massive Rock Python and the deadly Puff Adder. A surprise bonus was the many tortoises wandering a grassy courtyard. The crocodiles are rather disappointing, but overall it... More 

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