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Queen Saowapha Memorial Institute & Snake Farm

50-200 baht/person

Address:1871, Henri Dunant Rd., Pathum Wan, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel:+6622520161

Service day:Everyday, Service hours: 08:30-16:30

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The Snake Farm or Queen Saowapha Memorial Institute is located on Rama IV Road, near Henri Dunant avenue, within the Thai Red Cross Institute. It was formerly known as the Pasteur Institute. It is primarily set up to produce anti-venom serum for snake-bite victims nationwide. However, the public is allowed to view the venom-milking and snake-handling. Shows are held daily. Venomous snakes including the king cobra, Siamese cobra, Russell\'s viper, banded krait, Malayan pit viper, green pit viper and Pope\'s pit viper, which are milked daily for their venom to make snake-bite antidote.

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1871, Henri Dunant Rd., Pathum Wan, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

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