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Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute)

#30 of 558 things to do in Bangkok Features Animals
1871 Rama IV Road | Phathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 225201614
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Real snake show

Get lot of knowledge about snake especially when you have to confront a snake by chance, how will... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2015
Erika e
A sight with a purpose

This snake farm is not set up for the exploitation of animals. It's primary purpose is for milking... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2015
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Located in the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, this organization produces anti-venom serum for snake-bite victims nationwide.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1871 Rama IV Road | Phathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 225201614

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Get lot of knowledge about snake especially when you have to confront a snake by chance, how will you do? It's good idea not to kill them just step back and go. Many species of snakes were available here. Get there early to avoid sitting...More

Thank Erika e
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This snake farm is not set up for the exploitation of animals. It's primary purpose is for milking snakes for their venom, which is a life saving necessity. It's secondary purpose is to educate people about snakes. I do believe this snake farm is run...More

1  Thank McG_Road_Warrior
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This snake farm is close to city centre just tell taxi or tuk tuk Red Cross snake farm near lumpini Park they all know where it is it will cost no more than 50 baht ( $2 - $3 ) from Siam square it has...More

1  Thank Al C
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We were en route to lumpini park to see the minitor lizards for a chill out day and by chance came across this snake farm. Quickly read a few reviews on our TA city guide and for 200bht each thought let's give it a go....More

1  Thank ItalianAnn
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I visited here about a month or so ago and went in to see the snake show which I think happens at 2:30. There are two sets of stands and on my visit one was filled with tourists and the other was filled with Thai...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We uncovered a gem when we went to this place. It may not sound like much, but it's a really good break from visiting temples. It's fun, educational, and inexpensive. Make sure you see the snake show and the venom extraction. It's good for both...More

Thank Robert X
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We never like snakes but decided to visit the snake farm to gain information and view snakes from all over the world. This being the 2nd oldest snake farm in the world and built by the royal family....it was an unforgetable experience here...seeing the poisonous...More

Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

I took 2 teenage boys and infant girl and they all loved it. Foreigners pay 200 baht and children pay less however this money goes towards the red cross hospital so it's a good cause. Clearly the snake show was the highlight and seeing king...More

Thank Graham N
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I visited the place when I was 11 and after 27 years returned to see the reptiles in October 2014. Loved the cage of king cobras in particular, because they are huge, deadly, and majestic -- it was fun trying to spot them. The snake...More

Thank Yui T
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This was an unexpected surprise visit that was close to our hotel on Surawong road. It was a short walk and it was FREE! If you find snake interesting, then you must stop by for a visit. They do good things with the venom of...More

Thank asser2014
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12 May 2017|
Response from GKBrash | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the venom shows are in the late morning, around 11:00am, during the week. Not sure of the weekend times or if they even do a venom show on the weekends. I would suggest going to their website for more... More
6 May 2017|
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Response from deiseboyz | Reviewed this property |
yes during the snake handling exhibition and it is for free. Good for photos
Matt J
2 November 2016|
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Response from Schezade | Reviewed this property |
They are open until a certain time, please check before going.