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American International Rattlesnake Museum

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Address: 202 San Felipe NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone Number: 505 242 6569
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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
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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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Cool local museum, great effort

Lots and lots of snakes. They boast that they have more than any zoo which I believe them. However, rattlesnakes are not that big so don't expect giant man eating anacondas but a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2016
rmnatz
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Fortville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool place to learn and see live rattlesnakes. They have a great Crocodile Hunter exhibit. Nice gift shop.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't know what to expect but wow - what a collection of rattlesnakes. Some were huge. We wandered around and looked at all the snakes, and were amazed at the variety. This was definitely a hit with my family.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family consisted of 2 grandparents, 2 parents and 3 children. It is s quirky looking little museum/gift shop. They have an excellent collection of snakes which the we all enjoyed. They also have lots of unique souvenirs and some interesting hands-on activities. In the back section, they have a wonderful video that plays and it is very entertaining and... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a variety of snakes! If you are an outdoors person you should see the snakes and observe their behavior. Books and curios related to snakes on sale. Our grandkids love this museum.

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Thank Bon871
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I Had A Great Time In The Rattlesnake Museum, Alot Of Rattlesnakes. A Few Very Big Turtles Outside, Owner Is Very Nice

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quirky little museum for the whole family. We all enjoyed this--spent less than a hour in here which was plenty of time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this small and homey museum that puts effort in educating the public about these misunderstood snakes.

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Savusavu, Fiji
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bob started this museum many, many years ago and people love to come visit and learn more about our venomous neighbors. Fortunately they are safely behind glass! But it is very interesting, educational and there is a large selection of souvenirs to pick from to take home.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Lots and lots of snakes. They boast that they have more than any zoo which I believe them. However, rattlesnakes are not that big so don't expect giant man eating anacondas but a lot of little and highly venomous shy snakes. They also have some exhibits on crocodiles and turtles which are neat. Great 30-60 stop in for kids and... More 

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Vista, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Husband and middle child went through it in about 15 minutes. It was super cheap to do but they enjoyed it! There was about 40 plus snakes in there.

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