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Guanajuato School of Mines

Guanajuato School of Mines, Guanajuato, Mexico
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We made this place fun

It was cool to see the mine. It was cool to go down. I am not a Spanish speaker so I didn't... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
Diane M
,
Eugene, Oregon
Short Tour, Not for English Speakers

The mine was neat to see, and the tour guide was very nice. However, there were quite a few people... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2014
EmptyB
,
Louisville, Kentucky
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This geological university has an interesting mineral museum on its premises.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
21 Sep 2015
“We made this place fun”
10 Nov 2014
“Short Tour, Not for English Speakers”
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Guanajuato School of Mines, Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

It was cool to see the mine. It was cool to go down. I am not a Spanish speaker so I didn't understand anything the guide said. My friends and I made this place fun by the pictures we were taking. The guide probably thought...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 11 November 2014

The mine was neat to see, and the tour guide was very nice. However, there were quite a few people on the tour and the guide could not cater to english speakers. A walk through the tunnels in town and a visit to Valencia Mines...More

Thank EmptyB
Reviewed 28 February 2013

The mineralogic museum is awesome. A must see for rock lovers. The location is nice at the top of a hill.

2  Thank Yvon_Bourgouin
Reviewed 7 September 2012

The Mineralogy Museum is located about a kilometer up the hill, toward Dolores Hidalgo, from the Alhondiga. The final bit is a stiff walk up several flights of stairs. But, if one like rocks and minerals, it is pretty cool place. Tens of thousands of...More

2  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 8 February 2012

Up 90 steps but a good place to see crystals if they interest you.

1  Thank raquelita
Reviewed 23 March 2010

This excellent museum, more commonly known locally as el Museo de Mineralogia, is on the campus of the Escuela de Minas (School of Mines) on the outskirts of town. It has over 20,000 specimens and is considered to be one of the world's great minerology...More

1  Thank 505badgolfer
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