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English Speakers...Take Your Own Guide...Physically Demanding

If you're monolingual English, you need to take your own guide to fully appreciate this tour. In... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
imoldprof
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Good school of mines

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

Reviewed February 27, 2013
Yvon_Bourgouin
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Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Aug 16, 2018
“English Speakers...Take Your Own Guide...Physically Demanding”
Sep 21, 2015
“We made this place fun”
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This geological university has an interesting mineral museum on its premises.
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Guanajuato School of Mines, Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

If you're monolingual English, you need to take your own guide to fully appreciate this tour. In addition, The narrow steps are steep and can be very treacherous. You'll need to be in good physical shape with no hip, foot or knee issues. However, it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 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

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed November 10, 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

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

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

Date of experience: February 2013
2  Thank Yvon_Bourgouin
Reviewed September 6, 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

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed February 7, 2012

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

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Reviewed March 22, 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

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