SSSnakes Alive! at the May Museum

January 8, 2016

If you are afraid of snakes, you should come to “Sssnakes Alive! at the Wilbur D. May Museum in Reno.” You might not love snakes after seeing this exhibit, but at least you’ll have a much better idea of what you are scared of.

Sssnakes Alive exhibit at the Wilbur D. May Museum in Reno, Nevada, NV

Image courtesy Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space

This new exhibit opens at the Wilbur D. May Museum on Saturday, January 9, 2016. It is an interactive exhibit that explores the world North America’s four indigenous venomous snakes – copperhead, cottonmouth, coral, and rattlesnake. We’re talking 20 live venomous snakes along with interactive stations and imaginative displays. Visitors will also discover snakes in world mythology, ancient beliefs and cultural relationships with snakes, snake evolution and biology, the benefits of snakes, and snakebite first aid.

Admission to “Sssnakes Alive!” is $9 for adults, $8 for children and seniors. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The exhibit runs through April 10, 2016.

The Wilbur D. May Museum is located in Reno’s Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street. There is plenty of free parking.

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