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Museo de La Ballena

Paseo Alvaro Obregon | 16 de Septiembre, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Lovely way to spend the morning

We visited the museum with our 2 year old daughter. We heard the explanation from one of the guides... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dora_hope80
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Cabo San Lucas
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Science based with a guide

Very scientific museum with guides who speak numerous languages. Tour begins with evolution of... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2017
montanopeggy
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Average7%
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Paseo Alvaro Obregon | 16 de Septiembre, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the museum with our 2 year old daughter. We heard the explanation from one of the guides who was very friendly and informative. The museum is very complete, and just the right size for everyone to see it and be interested all through...More

Thank Dora_hope80
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Very scientific museum with guides who speak numerous languages. Tour begins with evolution of whales and continues through several rooms with whale types described. Actual whale parts are displayed in jars with preservation fluid which may offend some sensitive visitors. Overall it's a small and...More

Thank montanopeggy
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This new museum is and absolute gem. informative displays and history of the sea of Cortez. Unique collection of fossil and local species.

Thank Kathybezy
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Located right on the Malecon, this is good for a couple of hours shade from the burning midday sun. Bringing the La Paz map (you got at your hotel - or be very cheeky and snitch one from the counter at the museum), will bring...More

Thank Windy N
Reviewed April 29, 2017

We visited this fairly new Museo de La Ballena in November 2016 and we were extremely impressed by our guide. She was passionate and knowledgeable as she is a marine biology student at the local university in La Paz. The museum is beautiful and well...More

Thank magazul
Reviewed April 27, 2017

This museum was very interesting and informative. The young gentleman who showed us round obviously enjoyed what he was doing and was delightful. His tour showed us the different type of turtles and sea life in La Paz. This is definitely worth a visit.

Thank 248Gillian
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Well worth the time. I suggest take the guided tour, then walk around by yourself. The tour is done by college students and is very informative. I learned a lot.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Great place to start your vacation in La Paz. We learned things about marine life , such as whales snd turtles, that we didn't know. It gave us an appreciation for the research that takes place in the sea of cortez and the care that...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed April 17, 2017

It surprised us, we did not expect such a good structure and Guide. Gaby our Guide was really good. Our children were amazed!

Thank yotona
Reviewed April 15, 2017

The museum is beautifully displayed with indoor and outdoor structures and televised graphics. Unfortunately nothing interactive or 'touchy' for kids inside though you can touch and pose by the outdoor exhibits. The guide is a must the shop has the best t shirt souvenir for...More

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