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Museo del Desierto

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Address: Perif. Luis Echevarria, Saltillo, Mexico
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+52 844 986 9000
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Must to visit if you come to Saltillo

It's the most important atraction for saltillo; the museum is very well maintained and nice exhibitions; skeletons of dinasours are owesome; consider 3 - 4 hours for a complete... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 January 2017
Pablo M
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Saltillo, Mexico
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Saltillo, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It's the most important atraction for saltillo; the museum is very well maintained and nice exhibitions; skeletons of dinasours are owesome; consider 3 - 4 hours for a complete tour. Parking available.

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Saltillo, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

The museum is large and all the time is changing and growing. This is because scientific research bring new story´s and exhibits every year . The Ecosistem is the unit of interest It´s a travel in time from Big Bang to desert live animals.

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Thank arteconciencia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

While other cities have bigger malls and nightlife, Saltillo my town, has The Desert Musueum, a place with the biggest Fossil collection in Mexico, and also it adds the stuffed animal's collection of Saltillo, and a full roundabout of the Mexican dessert, first world instalations, and the Perrito de las praderas hatches, make it the best natural History Museum in... More 

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Thank Erasmo A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I think this museum must get great reviews, I just want to add: Try their restaurant near the entrance. It is just amazing. Great vegetarian choices. The service may be slow, but the wait is worth it

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Thank RobertoSMolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

No words to explain, excelent place. Specially the outdoors very very nice place to spend entirely day with kids

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Tecate, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

we went on a family field trip to visit while we stayed at the beautiful city of saltillo so much history in this place specially dinasaurs species native to the state we visited great place to visit kids had a great time.

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Thank Abelardo M
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome collection that goes from fossils to living creatures and men made artifacts. It's a great way to learn about different kind of deserts qnt how we interact with them. Kids just love it

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Thank pedro w
Saltillo, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to bring children as they have some exhibits geared for them. Plan to take a break as it can take a couple of hours to see everything.

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Thank beatrizcordov47
Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great park-museum to know about desert, since dinosaurs found in Coahuila to modern times, including a mini zoo is local fauna. Cactus collection it's amazing, there is a greenhouse when you can legally buy local species.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Tuesday is the least expensive day to visit. This is a nice museum but not excellent. Signs are in English and Spanish. That's all I have to say!

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