Museo de Historia Natural

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Jun 2017 • Friends
Wandered in and was amazed that the cost of admission is only $1! The museum ended up being way larger than we thought, and starts waaay back with a history of the entire universe!! Also ties in Mayan culture and legends with the formation of the stars. As you follow the route you are given a tour of the formation of the world, the first humans, indigenous culture and customs, then move onto local biology and history. There is even English note cards in most of the displays for travellers who are not proficient in Spanish! Even with basic Spanish you can get the gist of most of the displays.

Its clear the place could use a bit of an update and extra funds for maintenance and staff, but it was a nice change from all the flashy tourist attractions of Cabo San Lucas. An afternoon well spent.
Written June 6, 2017
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irwin s
Alexandria, VA104 contributions
Feb 2014 • Couples
This was our 4th annual return visit to this small but informative museum of geology and anthropology. The first exhibits cover the beginnings of the universe then move on to the geology of the earth. Plate tectonics is explained in english as well as spanish, including one of the best descriptions I've ever seen of the formation of the sea of cortez and the separation of baja from mainland Mexico, which took place during the past 20 million years. There's a wonderful diorama of the rock types and topography of baja sur and a fine collection of rocks and fossils from the region. Later exhibits cover both paleontology and anthropology of the region, as well as showing photo and first-hand accounts of the growth of los cabos over the past 100 years. Both locals and tourist are lucky to have such an accessible educational exhibit in the so-call party town. Unfortunately, there's no credit given to the curators responsible. I asked and was told that UABCS geology department in La Paz contributed.
Written February 21, 2014
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lottridge
Portland, OR76 contributions
Feb 2017 • Couples
The museum gives a very different picture of Cabo from all the tourist glitz. It was something that would tell tourists andl locals about the geological and ethnological history of the area. They had some nice fossils. A pleasant respite and at $1 very affordable.
Written March 6, 2017
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llobrien
Moses Lake, WA11 contributions
Jul 2014 • Family
Excellent displays and even separate boards in English for us touristas. We only allowed ourselves 45-50 minutes but we could have stayed a lot longer. They didn't charge admission but they do appreciate donations which we happily gave.
Written July 19, 2014
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Linda E
Colorado Springs, CO1,178 contributions
Nov 2017 • Friends
Walked through this exhibit of the natural history of the Cabo region and how the earthquake plates are moving. There are signs in English and it's fairly cool inside.
Written November 8, 2017
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Deborah
Nipomo, CA72 contributions
May 2017 • Couples
Small museum off a square away from craziness that is the marina of Cabo. First part of the museum has some signage in English and informative pictures and graphs. This was about the cosmos and the formation of the Baja region, as well as information on some of its marine and human inhabitants. When it got to the colonial period, there was no more English, except for part of a National Geographic video, which was disappointing. Same for the section on Los Ranchos, although there again the video was largely in English.
Kids would get bored very quickly.
Written May 14, 2017
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631BarbaraM
Inwood, WV148 contributions
Apr 2017 • Family
Very humble museum costing one dollar to enter. Begins with the origins of the universe and ends with information about local people who enriched life in the community, like Sra. Amelia Wilkes. Displays have English explanations as well as Spanish.
Written April 22, 2017
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fred
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico189 contributions
Apr 2017 • Friends
cabo has beautiful beaches, lots of sunny days and good food.
it is interesting to see that baja had some culture which has almost completely disappeared with tourism.

mexico is one of the most culturally rich countries in the world.
most of that can be seen in DF but also in yucatan, puebla, oaxaca and a few other places.
Written April 17, 2017
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TexWorldTraveler
Texas201 contributions
Mar 2017 • Business
Very informative museum with lots of info. This is very worth the trip. Displays lots of the history that is of interest and is easy to access. Probably good for locals to visit also.
Written April 11, 2017
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Dr S
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), NV103 contributions
Mar 2017 • Couples
Not often visited, but certainly worth the time to see some of the natural history and local history of Cabo.
Written March 23, 2017
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