American International Rattlesnake Museum and its collection

American International Rattlesnake Museum

The American International Rattlesnake Museum is an animal conservation museum located in Albuquerque, New Mexico in Old Town Albuquerque . The museum is devoted to snakes , particularly rattlesnakes , and is dedicated to rattlesnake education. With the staff that is a participant in regular international viper research events, the museum hosts a diverse collection of living rattlesnakes and an extensive library of study material and educational tools. The museum has the largest collection of different species of live rattlesnakes in the world, which are presented in recreated habitats, and claims to host more rattlesnake species than the Bronx Zoo , the Philadelphia Zoo , the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. , the Denver Zoo , the San Francisco Zoo , and the San Diego Zoo combined. In addition to rattlesnakes, the museum holds a live Gila monster , one of the few known venomous lizard species. The museum also houses a large collection of snake-related artwork, artifacts, and memorabilia. The museum also contains a gift shop.

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American International Rattlesnake Museum
202 San Felipe St NW
NM 87104 Albuquerque

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Opening hours

Monday-Friday: 11:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm-5pm
(School Groups: Mon-Fri 10-11:30am)

Monday-Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm-5pm

Closed one week in January, February and March. Please call for details.



Military: $5.00
Teachers: $5.00


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202 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque

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