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Museo del Desierto

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Perif. Luis Echevarria, Saltillo, Mexico
+52 844 986 9000
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World class museum

It looks like this museum was established in the 1990s and the presentation, signage, and variety... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Gloria L
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Austin, Texas, USA
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Brilliant

This place is just great, there is so much to see. It really is a must for a couple of hours if you... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
KOYCEGIZ
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Haworth, United Kingdom
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Perif. Luis Echevarria, Saltillo, Mexico
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"live animals"
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"great place to visit"
in 5 reviews
"prairie dogs"
in 4 reviews
"great museum"
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"big bang"
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"natural history museum"
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"local wildlife"
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"dinosaur fossils"
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"couple of hours"
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"definitely worth a visit"
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"two hours"
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"first world"
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"world class museum"
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"different sections"
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"zoo"
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"dessert"
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

It looks like this museum was established in the 1990s and the presentation, signage, and variety of and breath of the plants, animals, and equipment presented is excellent. Besides cactus, dinosaur skeletal structures, and equipment that might be used in the desert, there are live...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This place is just great, there is so much to see. It really is a must for a couple of hours if you are in Saltillo. All the animals looked really well treated & healthy. The balck bear is great.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This museum has something for everyone. Several very nice large dinosaurs, local wildlife, cultural exhibits, and some live animals in nicely done outdoor habitats.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

The museum is a drive away from the centre of town, and gives great views of the area from the car park. The museum gives an interesting overview of the climate, fauna and geology of Mexico as well as some great dinosaur skeletons. There is...More

Thank Becky W
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I wasn't expecting much from this museum, since it is focused on "deserts". But I was really impressed as I walked through the different sections. It is a big museum, so make sure you have at least 3 hours to make this visit. Some of...More

Thank Omar J
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had a ball at this museum. Lots of great exhibits, very well put together. You definitely need no less than two hours to see everything.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Huge variety of live animals, a detailed exhibition on peyote, loads of info about the animals of the desert, trex at the entrance - really excellent. I had 2 hours there and was rushing to see everything. Note that almost everything is in Spanish only

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

A museum at the height of many, grand exhibits, friendly people and the best bears playing in the waterfall. Highly recommend

Thank ANA PATRICIA B
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Went to the museum and spent a fascinating couple of hours looking at the many displays. This modern museum offered everything from dinosaurs to live animals. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Pam0057
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took a day trip to Saltillo, and this is the main attraction and the "must see" of Saltillo. It was really well done! Well organized, well put together, good mixture of displays, info, interactive, etc. We spent about 3 hours total,...More

Thank Drew P
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Michael C
18 March 2018|
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Response from Becky W | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I’m sorry I can’t be sure but I don’t think there is. But it is worth going.
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Pat H
23 February 2016|
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Response from Jorge M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are english speaking guides, signals I´m not sure
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manav b
4 September 2015|
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Response from Jorge M | Reviewed this property |
you should use taxi, no public transport near de museum
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