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Museo de Vida Silvestre

1075 Marginal Jf Kennedy, San Juan 00920-1734, Puerto Rico
+1 787-480-5440
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This Museum Closed in June 2017 and may reopen as a Music one in 2018

Just tried visiting a week ago, and unfortunately this museum is now closed. The employee said they... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2017
stefernie1234
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Daughter Loved It

It's a smaller museum, but there are a lot of animals on exhibit. Exhibits are broken down by biome... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
Penny C
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Vermontville, Michigan
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The Museo de Vida Silvestre (or Wildlife Museum) in San Juan allows people to see what wild animals from around the world look like. It is filled with a variety of mounted animals in displays that depict their natural origin and behavioral habits. It is a great way to learn about animals from far and wide without ever leaving the metro area.
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Jul 13, 2017
“This Museum Closed in June 2017 and may reopen as a Music one in 2018”
Apr 11, 2017
“Daughter Loved It”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1075 Marginal Jf Kennedy, San Juan 00920-1734, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Just tried visiting a week ago, and unfortunately this museum is now closed. The employee said they should begin working on the museum in August/September and it should reopen as a music museum sometimes in 2018. So sad the animals will be gone, but glad...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

It's a smaller museum, but there are a lot of animals on exhibit. Exhibits are broken down by biome with descriptions of each and a map is provided to help identify animals. There is a 2-part video about Puerto Rico's environment and modern conservation. Our...More

Thank Penny C
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Reviewed February 12, 2017

Small place and a little expensive. There is a gift shop, a kind of cinema and the area for the tour. But you do gain knowledge if you aren't too familiar with the subject about animals in general.

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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We just visited with a group of 10 year olds Girl Scouts. It was a wonderful time, the staff was informative and very accommodating. The girls had a lovely time while learning about the different ecosystems and the animals that live in them. It is...More

Thank Cristina F
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Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I think is a bit expensive for such a small place and animals to see. You can only take pictures on the first floor. There are people available to explain what you are seeing but they don't stay with you. When you go up to...More

Thank vroqueg
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Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

This place is a rip off... Avoid the $10 entrance fee. The place is really small. I guess its meant for small kids only. I think it's not worth more than $5. Most animals are made of rubber.

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Reviewed September 10, 2015

this place you can go with your family, girlfriend, boyfriend, or friends, here u will find any kind of aniamls, from biggest to smallest, a person will be walking with you and that person , that person will explain evrerything to you!!!! you can ahve...More

Thank marie a
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Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Great for all the family members.It's good to learn about the bahavors of all animals and things they do for survived.I liked very much.

Thank Kermit C
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

It covers large and some small animals from all of the continents. You can only photograph on the first floor; photography on the second floor is forbidden, yet you'll see people breaking the rule left and right. The museum lacks [although it has space on...More

Thank Pedro M
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Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Although it openned its doors in 2010 the museum looks and feels like it is not finished yet. In fact just now they are putting up their gift shop and snack bar. The museum was a great thought but it has not been presented well,...More

2  Thank SophiePR
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