American International Rattlesnake Museum, Albuquerque

American International Rattlesnake Museum, Albuquerque

The American International Rattlesnake Museum is a conversation museum dedicated to educating the public about rattlesnakes and other reptiles.

The museum opened in 1990 with 34 species of rattlesnakes. Some of the live species in residence at the museum include the Baja California Rattlesnake, the Chihuahuan Ridgne-nose Rattlesnake, the Banded Rock Rattlesnake and the Mexican Lance-headed Rattlesnake. The museum also has a resident gila monster.

The museum also offers snake memorabilia across a wide range of categories. Some of the items on display are toys, movie posters, shoes, stamps, beverages and license plates.

The museum displays snakebite kits and anti-venom, religious artifacts, Native American artifacts, fossils and a film library featuring snakes. The on-site gift shop is popular with visitors who want to show off their trip to this unique space.

Located in Old Town, the museum rests at the corner of Old Town Road and San Felipe Street. It is a great stop between Old Town Plaza and the Charles A. Bottger House.

Opening Hours:
September - May: Mon-Fri: 11:30am-5:30pm; Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm;
Summer: Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm

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Sight Name: American International Rattlesnake Museum
Sight Location: Albuquerque, USA (See walking tours in Albuquerque)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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