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Cape Fear Serpentarium

20 Orange Street, Wilmington, NC 28401-4419
+1 910-762-1669
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Not on the top of my list, but the family we were visiting wanted to take our kids. Pretty cool... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Not for sissies!

Went here because our 11 year old wants to be a herpetologist. He was in 7th heaven...me not so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lancaster, Ohio
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20 Orange Street, Wilmington, NC 28401-4419
+1 910-762-1669

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not on the top of my list, but the family we were visiting wanted to take our kids. Pretty cool little place. Lots of snakes in a small space, but it was interesting and the kids enjoyed it. If you're looking for a side trip...More

Thank amsy2400
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here because our 11 year old wants to be a herpetologist. He was in 7th heaven...me not so much! Lots of snakes he had not seen before..two floors worth!

Thank thefishers2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to visit while on business. Price was right, about $9 a person. Awesome exhibits, amazing snakes and reptiles and dog friendly!!!! My best friend didn't have to wait in the car with the ac running like I have to do in most places. One...More

Thank Shawn V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my family decided they wanted to go to the Serpentarium on vacation, I must admit I wasn't thrilled, however, we all loved it. Very interesting collection of some of the worlds deadliest snakes along with a few other reptiles and birds. Everything was well...More

Thank bchduty1
Reviewed 12 May 2017

First let me say, I've been meaning to go there for years but it's obviously not many peoples "cup of tea" so I had to wait for the right chance to drag my husband there. What a great afternoon, middle of the week visit. No...More

Thank Elsie S
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a hiddin gem!!!! not only do they let you see the snakes being fed, but they do it 4 feet in front of you, they actually handle the snakes outside of the cages, feed them and thats not all. I got to...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I can't wait to go back. This is one of the best things to do in wilmington. There are tons of crazy and exotic reptiles. I absolutely love this place. Go!!

Thank Carolina_marm
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome!! It was interesting to see all the snakes, lizards, crocodiles, and birds. The feeding time was really cool too! Something you don't get to experience at other places. Great experience!

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This was a very nice facility with healthy, well-cared for animals. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves as we both love reptiles, especially snakes. They have quite a few rarely-seen snakes here that we were quite impressed with. The only draw-back (not even the serpentarium's fault) is...More

Thank Johanna C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I was absolutely floored when I saw the giant snakes. They were so big, I can't even describe, you just need to see for yourself. Bonus if you make there during feeding time, what a trip!

Thank xlr8tin
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Msbrittany L
What time is feeding time?
23 October 2015|
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Response from Jolieinside | Reviewed this property |
Weekends at 3!
Are dogs allowed?
10 February 2015|
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Response from Robert A | Reviewed this property |
There was a dog there during our visit and it did not appear to be a service animal.