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Address: Museum Hill, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 254-20-3742131
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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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2014
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

My son likes snakes, so we decided to take him to see them while visiting the National Museum. He loved the 30 minutes of so it took to see various snakes; most of them displayed in fish tank type enclosures. I guess you cannot display them any other way, but it was really depressing and it did not seem that... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

You can visit the snake park and the Botanical Garden after visiting the National Museum.Be aware of mosquitoes .

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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 should be more active and informative

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Nairobi, Kenya
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The place is as small as a 3 bedroom house, and don';t let the photo's lie to you, new rules,you are not allowed to hold any snake even if you are ready to pay, usually the place is overcrowded by school children and it takes roughly 10mins to see everything in that tiny little place.I find it unfair how they... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
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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
5 helpful votes 5 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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14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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