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“Go round with a guide to make it worthwhile.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Snake Park

Snake Park
Museum Hill, Nairobi, Kenya
254-20-3742131
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Ranked #51 of 89 things to do in Nairobi
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Congleton
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Go round with a guide to make it worthwhile.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We got a combined ticket to see the museum and the snake park (I had visions of a snake park being filled with slides and swings specially built for snakes but, sigh, can't have everything...). As a combined ticket, it's worth it as it only costs 300 Ksh more to see both. If you just bought a ticket for the snake park (or indeed just for the museum) I think you'll be disappointed.
Definitely go round with a guide. Ours made the trip soooo much better as he knew lots more interesting stuff than just the information on the labels. It is old and in need of a big re-vamp and the aquarium bit is fairly pointless - and I felt sorry for the alligator (the only one in Kenya) who has been there for every one of his 46 years with no one to play with.
Learned a lot about snakes and filled an hour very well, but wouldn't have been good value on its own.

Visited January 2014
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Nairobi, Kenya
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146 reviews
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“Good add on to the Nairobi national museum visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The place has a decent selection of snakes and crocks. Though it is not huge and could do with a refurbishing, I would recommend it as nice add on to the Nairobi national museum visit (they share the location). My kids seemed to have enjoyed it! Purchase the combined ticket for both the museum and the snake park.

Visited December 2013
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Zaragoza, Spain
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Reptil lovers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

They have all sorts of snakes, poisonous too, and other things like iguanas, crocodiles and turtles.

But personally I think that the presentation is not quite good and the place looks old. Although the animals seem to be in good conditions I didn't enjoy so much like in the museum but it was good (I guess reptiles are not my pasion.

Visited September 2013
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Berkeley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“For reptile lovers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

If you don't like reptiles you probably won't like this place because is full of them. For reptile lovers like us it was quite nice experience. They have all sorts of snakes, poisonous too, and other things like iguanas, crocodiles and turtles. The place is old, but the animals seem to be in good conditions.

Visited August 2013
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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“This Park (∞) Zero..Zero..Zero”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This park is by a museum but it is badly presented .. badly built and you finish walking through the park in surprisingly 10 mints. If you don't believe me and seeing is believing you will come out of this park wasted your time, money & mind.

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my recommendation it is Infinity (∞) Zero..Zero..Zero

Visited June 2013
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