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American International Rattlesnake Museum

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Neighborhood: West Old Town
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Address: 202 San Felipe NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone Number: 505 242 6569
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This museum houses the world's largest collection of different species of...
This museum houses the world's largest collection of different species of live rattlesnakes and aims to correct common reptilian misconceptions.
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Ssssssso Much Fun!

Our family loves snakes and this is a great little collection of rattlers plus other cool critters! Friendly staff and great location in Old Town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
lunamother
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east texas usa
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east texas usa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our family loves snakes and this is a great little collection of rattlers plus other cool critters! Friendly staff and great location in Old Town.

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Ottawa, Canada
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39 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Out of curiosity we stopped at this place to see rattlesnakes and learn about their habits, habitat and how to tellif they are venemous or not. It was an old fashioned little museum with quite a variety of snakes. A $5 well spent if you have extra time.

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223 reviews 223 reviews
12 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Walking around the old town area, we saw the Rattlesnake Museum and ventured into the museum shop and browsed. At one point, to our surprise, we glanced down to see a rattlesnake transport container. Looking at what we could see of the museum from the shop, I was a little doubtful, but once we were in ($5 regular, $4 students... More 

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Santa Fe NM
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

When visiting Old Town you probably would walk right by this little museum. I took my 10 year old grandson one day and was happily surprised at what I found. This is a great place for boys of this age. They had a movie about some large snakes which was really well done. I had a hard time pulling him... More 

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Florida
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459 reviews 459 reviews
139 attraction reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

You should like snakes if you plan to visit ... or at least not be terrified by them. This little museum is quite fascinating and, yes, it's definitely all about snakes. They have one gila monster and one alligator snapping turtle and a couple of rescue turtles, etc, but 90% of displays are snakes or snake related. This little museum... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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67 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is a great little museum. The front is a store with good stuff and in the back is all of the animals. Lots of snakes, rattlesnakes of course, but they also have spiders, scorpions and lizards. It's a great little place. Worth the visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Located in the lovely old town in ABQ this museum is a little gem. The owner is super friendly and welcoming. They have a great collection of rattlesnakes, other snakes and a few amphibians. The London Zoo should take notes ;) The museum is small but really informative and the set up is great. Great gift shop with tons of... More 

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Incline Village, NV
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a small museum in old town. Primarily a collection of different rattlesnake specimens. Interesting but unless you're a rattlesnake aficionado not worth making a special trip.

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Neath, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
24 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

What a great and novel thing to do when in Alburquerque. We thoroughly enjoyed exploring this place and had a fabulous time looking at all the beasties which live here. There are plenty of snakes to have a look at as well as a black widow spider and a snapping turtle amongst other things. All tanks show where the snakes... More 

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Sverige
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195 reviews 195 reviews
11 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

This is a very small museum with three rooms of snakes on display. Still, very interesting and you learn a lot about rattlers. A small museum shop. Parking next to museum for 3 USD.

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