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Cape Fear Serpentarium

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Address: 20 Orange Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone Number: (910) 762-1669
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We came here while on vacation. It was clean and the animals seemed happy and well cared for. My daughter enjoyed it. The parrots were a treat too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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China Grove, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We came here while on vacation. It was clean and the animals seemed happy and well cared for. My daughter enjoyed it. The parrots were a treat too.

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China Grove, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Impressed with the exhibit and the amount of snakes. All snake aquariums were kept clean and entire facility was clean. Little unusual was cash only but the exhibit itself was Worth it

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Ocala, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The snakes were fine to look at but the crocodiles and snapping turtle are in far to small of enclosures. Very sad to watch.

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Upstate NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was our third visit to the serpentarium - my two boys can't seem to get sick of it. I do think it is a little pricey but there is quite a large collection of snakes and reptiles; it is pretty unique

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The serpentarium in Wilmington is a unique place to visit. It's clean and well maintained, and the snakes are fascinating. You'll never see this variety of snakes at any zoo. And, if you're not squeamish, feeding time is not to be missed. If you're not familiar with how unusual and beautiful snakes can be, give this place a visit when... More 

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Lexington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We spent a pleasant afternoon just on the first floor looking at all the snakes. The price is appropriate for the number of displays. Very educational. My only observation was that the second floor is not handicapped accessible so we didn't see it but we saw the bulk of their collection. Very nicely done.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I possess a lifelong fascination with snakes. In the sense that the mere sight of them makes my skin crawl. After reading several reviews and feeling comfortable that there would not be any outside of their habitats, we decided to check it out. It WAS truly fascinating and even though I felt safe and the Air conditioning was blasting, I... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

More exhibits than apparent from the outside. Particularly interesting if you can catch the feeding show on Saturdays and Sundays.

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Denver, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Supprisingly, one of the best attractions I have visited in Wilmington. The exhibits are first class and most of the worlds most deadly snakes on exhibit. The animals are well taken care of and feeding of animals

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We have been here a few times. Very educational. Great environment to see all these snakes which you could live a lifetime and never see. The feeding days are the best. The entire family enjoyed.

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