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Address: Perif. Luis Echevarria, Saltillo, Mexico
Phone Number: 844 986 9000
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Expo of local excavation dinosaur research Coahuila region, extremely interesting for adults and kids love it, 2 to 3 hour visit, cafeteria available, one of a kind Museum in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Saltillo, Mexico
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Expo of local excavation dinosaur research Coahuila region, extremely interesting for adults and kids love it, 2 to 3 hour visit, cafeteria available, one of a kind Museum in the zone and Mexico.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

ENjoyed this museum very much. Many things to see, lots of very good presentation, and some tortoises and prairie dogs out back to watch and see. THis is a modern museum, with the exhibits designed very well.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is one of the most beautifull and complete nature museum in the world. It contains 4 pavillions. Pavillion I: The desert. This shows how it came about, it’s original inhabitants (dinosaurs) and it’ evolution. Pavillion II: Desert and man. How man succeeded in living in the desert. It also describes rituals and customs of the first inhabitants of this... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you are a dinosaur enthusiast you should not miss this. (If you have been to other countries science or natural history museums you may not be amazed) may be the best natural history museum in Mexico. Definitely a must if you are familiar and excited about dinosaurs. The area is full of unique fossils that make this museum quite... More 

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Marysville, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Very reasonable prices. Better visiting during the week when children are still in school. Other wise, it can get too crowded. Nice little gift shop, and exhibits are pretty impresive! From a linx to a prairy dog colony, it sure does entertains the kids! and it is my understanding that a wolf was just borned a couple fo months ago,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I liked the view from the parking lot. The exhibits were informative. My children enjoyed themselves. There are some animals on exhibit, and some fossils. The desert garden with turtles was very relaxing.

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Glenview, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

This attraction is fun for the whole family. Here is an informative combination of natural history museum and zoo. Take along comfortable walking shoes. The cheerful bilingual young student guides will explain most of the natural history exhibits.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Really big, but there is no real food to buy, only snacks. Get in there early so you can be done past noon and go elsewhere to eat (late lunch). There are severañ exhibitions, but the best ones are the one of the dinosaurs and fossils, and the one displaying animals from the region. There is a zoo with small... More 

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Saltillo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I like, the paleontoloic area, the apatosaurio and the other esqueletons are amazin, the park around the museum has excelent view of the town.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This museum is a very good presentation of prehistoric life in the desert areas of northern Mexico. Until I visited this museum I was not aware of the prehistoric nature of this area. Tour information is available in English recordings and it is very easy to walk through the area.

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Additional Information about Museo del Desierto

Address: Perif. Luis Echevarria, Saltillo, Mexico
Phone Number: 844 986 9000
Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Coahuila  >  Saltillo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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