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Serpentarium Magic

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Great place if you like snakes

This place has more snakes than I imagined. You can spend a good hour looking at them all if you... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Asheville, North Carolina
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Incredible variety

Mostly snakes of various types plus a few lizards and a tortoise and a caiman. Lots to explore and... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Rapid City, South Dakota
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8488 Boylston Hwy, Mills River, NC 28759-8669
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We planned to visit here with our grandson and had checked the reviews and website several days ahead of time. Before driving there, I checked the website again to make sure they were open on a Sunday afternoon. The website indicated they were. We drove...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This place has more snakes than I imagined. You can spend a good hour looking at them all if you like to take your time. Many different types, native and not, venomous too.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Mostly snakes of various types plus a few lizards and a tortoise and a caiman. Lots to explore and view. There is a 19 foot boa and a multitude of venomous snakes including rattlesnakes, vipers added, pythons, and others. Allow at least an hour but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank williamo126
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Although I have always been scared of snakes, I was determined to face my fears and try out Serpentarium Magic in Mills River NC. There are venomous and non venomous snakes, Gila monsters, toads, frogs, and spiders. It is a place of wonder and education...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gaphill184240
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Over 200 snakes and reptiles, including a a two-headed Corn Snake. This makes it one of the largest snake zoos in the country. Some of the snakes are really really rare. The Serpentarium has two stories. The snakes are all labeled. They don’t just tell...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank design42
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

I hate snakes but this place is great. They have many varieties including a cobra, black mamba and gaboon vipers. Owners are very nice and helpful. All for $7 for an adult

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mandelw
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Took 6 & 8 year olds today. Over 200 species. I’m not sure who loved it more, the kids or the adults. Walter pulled out all sorts of reptiles to be held, much to the delight of all. This was a fun, educational experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SouthernGardener
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Took our grand daughter here, she aspires to be a herpetologist so it was a perfect place for her to visit during her summer visit. There is an outstanding selection of snakes and reptiles with a few spiders thrown in for variety. The staff is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank The_Travelling_Lady
Reviewed May 28, 2018

His collection of venomous snakes is enormous!! Wonderful staff. They are very knowledgeable and educational.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Julie T
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Easy to get to, affordable. Two floors of reptiles. Very interesting and educational for all ages. Staff is excellent - Friendly, knowledgeable and caring. Took time to talk and show around one-on-one. Opportunity to touch and hold some of the specimens. Just a great place....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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