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image for Exhibition item typeSnakes! at National Museum Cardiff

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Green Dragon Environmental Scheme

Exhibition, Sat 22 Jun - Sun 15 Sep 2019, £3-£7




Discover the slithering, secret life of snakes with this family friendly exhibition. Find out more about these extraordinary creatures in our summer exhibition which delves into the captivating life of snakes, bringing to light their beauty, mystery and amazing story of where and how they live.

You will come face to face with live specimens, including a boa constrictor and a royal python, learn about the importance of conservation and discover what life is like in countries where encounters with deadly snakes are a daily occurrence.

Objects on display include a Burmese python skeleton, preserved snakes and award-winning photographs of snakes from around the world. There will be fun interactive displays for all ages including snake puzzles and a quiz. You can even find out what snake weight you are!

Snakes is a touring exhibition created by Blue Tokay, with additional content from the natural sciences collections of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales.

Buy your tickets on the day of your visit. Tickets cannot be bought in advance.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 Jun - Sun 15 Sep 2019 10:00 to 17:00


Cost: Adults £7.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (4 - 17) £3.00, Families (1 + 3) £13.00, Families (2 + 2) £17.00.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 3 May - Sun 1 Sep David Nash: Sculpture through the Seasons
Sat 18 May - Sun 17 May The Fossil Swamp
Sat 22 Jun - Sun 15 Sep Snakes!
Thu 18 Jul Lates: SPACE
Sat 20 Jul Apollo and Saturn: America’s race to the Moon:
Sat 20 Jul The Moon Landing 50th Anniversary


Cathays Park,
CF10 3NP



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Map reference: ST 183769  Lat: 51.48512 Long: -3.17800

Cardiff's Civic Centre, 20 minutes walk from Cardiff Central Train Station. By car - Junction 32 of the M4.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.5 miles from Cardiff Queen Street station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available