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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
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Deserto e Dinosauri, merita una visita

During a company conference we had an half day break within the visit to this museum. I found it very well organized and actractive. I would suggest for family with children... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Voghera, Italy
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Voghera, Italy
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78 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

During a company conference we had an half day break within the visit to this museum. I found it very well organized and actractive. I would suggest for family with children (unfortunately I was with old collegues....) I would like to thank you our guide that she speaks a fluent english and had described to us history and nice interestic... More 

Thank MassimoNegro
Monterrey, Mexico
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend got married here and its not an elegant place to get married there. The service was good and statues were pretty for pictures

Thank AndreaMtz11
Puerto Vallarta
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is very interesting, with topics ranging from the dinosaur fossils found there, to the native populations, to the Mexican Revolution. Very nice layout and well-curated, but the zoo is a sad sight to see. They have big, wild animals like bears and wolves and coyotes in small enclosures, if they could get them to a sanctuary, that would... More 

Thank Linda2208
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to check out while in Saltillo! Make sure you can speak/read Spanish or it's not worth the visit. Si hablas espanol debes ir! Don't bother buying a map, once you get inside you just follow the path to the left and there are maps posted throughout the museum. After you get done with the museum part you walk... More 

Thank Adam B
Saltillo, Mexico
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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.

Thank Pablo M
Saltillo, Mexico
1 review
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.

Thank arteconciencia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

Thank Erasmo A
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50 reviews
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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

Thank RobertoSMolina
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3 reviews
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

Thank Adolfo C
Tecate, Mexico
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

Thank Abelardo M

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