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Museo del Desierto

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Address: Perif. Luis Echevarria, Saltillo, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 844 986 9000
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Everybody knwos is great, but try their restaurant

I think this museum must get great reviews, I just want to add: Try their restaurant near the entrance. It is just amazing. Great vegetarian choices. The service may be slow, but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this museum must get great reviews, I just want to add: Try their restaurant near the entrance. It is just amazing. Great vegetarian choices. The service may be slow, but the wait is worth it

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Thank RobertoSMolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

No words to explain, excelent place. Specially the outdoors very very nice place to spend entirely day with kids

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Thank Adolfo C
Tecate, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

we went on a family field trip to visit while we stayed at the beautiful city of saltillo so much history in this place specially dinasaurs species native to the state we visited great place to visit kids had a great time.

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Thank Abelardo M
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome collection that goes from fossils to living creatures and men made artifacts. It's a great way to learn about different kind of deserts qnt how we interact with them. Kids just love it

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Thank pedro w
Saltillo, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to bring children as they have some exhibits geared for them. Plan to take a break as it can take a couple of hours to see everything.

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Thank beatrizcordov47
Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great park-museum to know about desert, since dinosaurs found in Coahuila to modern times, including a mini zoo is local fauna. Cactus collection it's amazing, there is a greenhouse when you can legally buy local species.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Tuesday is the least expensive day to visit. This is a nice museum but not excellent. Signs are in English and Spanish. That's all I have to say!

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Thank Mike R
Boca del Rio, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This museum was established a few years ago, nowadays is an excellent spot to learn about fossils and Northern Mexico's nature. There are several sections available, one for the fossils that were found in Coahuila, other that shows ancient cultures traditions, another section shows dessert plants, and finally some live animals. Kids younger than 6 yo don't pay access fee,... More 

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Thank mexcbeto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This was a truly impressive venue for a conference. Great exhibits, beautiful setting. An impressive number of animals on display. The cafe had good food too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours. Affordable for a family. Everything from fossils, bones, animals alive and stuffed. All kinds of history - plants, people, culture. I was lucky to have someone who spoke Spanish with me.

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Thank Kathryn Y

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