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The museum was interesting with many examples of dinosaurs and fossils. They had a lab where they were making a replica of a turtle of some sort. The guide who was explaining everything was very quick in her speech and not very clear with her...More
The Paleontology Museum is a dependency of the Nacional University and gather a small collection of fossils from the region. The guide explained us about the house: its origin and some generalities about the collection.
Nice visit for a family with kids
A new location with great exhibits and lots of local samples. easy aces open normal business hour except Colombian holidays (The country has lost of them) check before going. It is just 10-15 minutes from the center of Villa de Leyva..
The kids in our group like dinosaurs so thought this would be interesting for them. Turns out it was interesting for all. Because the area used to be a sea bed, there are lots of fossils, etc that are being discovered. This is where they...More
If you are expecting an educational visit to this museum, you will be disappointed. But if you want to have a laugh, its worth the entrance fee. Yes a few interesting fossils at the start but with no available information so we could only guess...More
Villa de Leyva is an old colonial town in the mountains, just amazing. The drive from Bogota is amazing, you pass so many different ecosystems, from mountains to desert. Pretty unique.
The town has beautiful hotels, is such a cool town with a very laid...More
This small but informative collection is house in a four hundred plus year old mill building. It houses a large collection of small fossils and rocks, but, in particular, remains of a large sea creature called Pliosaurio, the largest sea predator of the Cretaceous era....More