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“Sadly in need of money!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Snake Park

Snake Park
Museum Hill, Nairobi, Kenya
254-20-3742131
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Ranked #54 of 89 things to do in Nairobi
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Bath, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Sadly in need of money!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Although there were some interesting animals/reptiles, the place was rather run down and looks as though it is struggling to keep going.

Visited August 2012
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dorset uk
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51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Run down”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Very poorly run, staff showed no interest in questions.
Open snake/Chameleon pit had no names. Snake exhibits were dirty and cramped very upsetting to see reptiles kept like this but it could be a funding issue. The Museum next door doesn't seem to suffer. Highlights were the birds seen there, Paradise Flycatchers and Sunbirds not the snakes which we really went to see.

Visited August 2012
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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Only together with national museum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I would recommend visit of snake park only in connection with visit of National museum. Whole facility is little bit out of date.

Visited August 2012
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Mombasa, Kenya
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“yet to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

It sounds thrilling and overwhelming.I shrink away when I imagine what kind of snakes are inside the park::are there pythons,cobras.....?I pray for enough courage to visit the park or someone brave to tell me a better idea/traveling tips

Visited August 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great collection”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

If you have any interest in the wide variety reptiles from across Africa, this is a good place to visit. Most people will only hear of "Mambas" & "Cobras", as it is very rare for a tourist to see one while on safari. While the park is old the exhibits are kept well and it is worth a visit.

Visited August 2011
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