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American International Rattlesnake Museum

202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1442
+1 505-242-6569
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Visit old town is a must to fully experience the culture and cheaper souvenirs,this place was full... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Veronika S
Launceston, Australia
via mobile
Weird and Quirky

This is a totally weird and quirky little museum but I'm glad we stopped by! Would recommend if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angela w
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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 good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:30 - 17:30
202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1442
West Old Town
+1 505-242-6569
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit old town is a must to fully experience the culture and cheaper souvenirs,this place was full of information an plenty of snakes for the lovers of serpents,cheap enough an highly recommend for families with kids,while i didnt get a rattle we sure did get...More

Thank Veronika S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a totally weird and quirky little museum but I'm glad we stopped by! Would recommend if only for the unique/weirdness of it.

Thank Angela w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of hose spots you have to stop by and see while here. We enjoyed, and anyone that takes the time to care for any type of wildlife, reptile, etc. we have a great deal of respect for.

Thank davidw702017
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Museum is an overstatement as it is probably less than 3000 sf and probably has less than 20 snakes total... But if you want to see a snake or scorpion up close, they have them. 20 minutes is a generous time to alot such a...More

1  Thank Brent T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This museum is deceiving. When you enter the shop, it looks like the museum behind the gate is just a tiny room with a few live snakes. There are actually 3 rooms full of snakes and artifacts that give so much history to our little...More

Thank Kamrin C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Just a fun place to check out during your tour of the Old Town district. It doesn't take long to see all the reptiles in this 'museum', but you'll enjoy the enthusiasm and education these curators bring to the mix. I left with a smile.

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The Rattlesnake Museum was on our bucket list of things to do here and we were not disappointed. Incredible displays in a fairly compact museum space. Good sized museum which introduced us to America's Rattlesnakes. Great educational displays which explained each rattlesnake in language easily...More

Thank coogee3
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Loved this little museum which is located in the Downtown Plaza area of the old town. Entrance fees were very cheap and I had a real struggle persuading my partner to visit as she is petrified of snakes in general, let alone these bad boys...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Figuring we should have some local knowledge about what creepy/crawly animals we co-exist with, we thought this venue would be a great afternoon adventure. And it was! Although a bit cluttered with merch for the store and all things rattlesnakes, the museum gave us some...More

1  Thank akexpats2002
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

As an educator I was thrilled with the amount of hands on experience there was in this lovely space. I learned a ton as did the three teens that went through with me. The gentleman running the place was so great and sent the kids...More

1  Thank lheilman
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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