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American International Rattlesnake Museum

Features Animals
202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1442
+1 505-242-6569
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Disappointed we didn't get in

We were in Alb for 1 night and this was a place I wanted to see. We mentioned to owner on Friday... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Orange County, California
More snakes than you can shake a stick at!

My husband and adult son enjoyed this museum much more than they expected to. They found it... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Piedmont, CA
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This museum houses the world's largest collection of different species of live rattlesnakes and aims to correct common reptilian misconceptions.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gila monster” (17 reviews)
“live snakes” (16 reviews)
“gift shop” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1442
West Old Town
+1 505-242-6569
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were in Alb for 1 night and this was a place I wanted to see. We mentioned to owner on Friday when we popped in that we didn't have time to look then but would be back in the morning. We waited and waited...More

Thank bjsr
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My husband and adult son enjoyed this museum much more than they expected to. They found it interesting and well worth the entrance fee.

Thank Kredit
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I have no idea what other reviewers see in this place. It is NOT a museum; it is just a collection of rattlesnakes and other reptile artifacts. This would be just one star, except I give them credit for the variety of types and sizes...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Okay - the snakes are interesting, but my lovely daughter loves her reptiles. The owner was quite friendly and was very helpful when it came to assisting me maneuver my wife in her wheelchair around. It was just interesting to see all of the different...More

Thank iconions
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The Rattlesnake Museum is kind of set up like a pet shop, with a number of tanks containing a variety of snakes. You get up close and personal, and there is a description of each. Pretty interesting. There is also video running on a loop...More

Thank swearengen
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Checked it out out of curiosity, and also because I had some time to kill and was walking around downtown. You enter through the gift shop and the museum is at the back. The museum did not disappoint. Aside from a wide array of rattlesnakes...More

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Rattlesnake Museum. What an interesting idea. I had to check it out. Well I don't think of a group of 25 or so rattlesnake terrariums as a museum but more of a rattlesnake Zoo or maybe a reptile house or who knows. I thought it...More

Thank CharleySays
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Okay, even if you are not a fan of snakes, you need to go here. It is an amazing collection of snakes (and a few spiders and other creatures!) and they're so healthy and active. It was seriously cool. The gift shop is free and...More

Thank DrivingMissCrazy
Reviewed 11 October 2017

...this is a good place to visit. As rattlesnakes are indigenous to the area, we toured it. Very small venue, but worth doing. It is tucked in an emporium of gifts, a terrific place to shop.

Thank BeachPug11
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We enjoyed it. Yea it's small, but the snakes are very interesting and there are a variety of different species and sizes. There are rattlesnakes of all types as well as some more common non-venomous snakes like milk snakes and rat snakes. Several of them...More

Thank Jennifer D
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Kathy R
6 May 2015|
Response from jkgrandma | Reviewed this property |
Wed. May 6, they are open from 11:30 to 5:30 Check their website for other days