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Museo del Desierto

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Perif. Luis Echevarria, Saltillo, Mexico
+52 844 986 9000
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You don't need to speak Spanish to visit this museum - LOVED IT

We had a ball at this museum. Lots of great exhibits, very well put together. You definitely need... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Noblesville, Indiana
Excellent, allow minimum 2 hours

Huge variety of live animals, a detailed exhibition on peyote, loads of info about the animals of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brussels, Belgium
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Perif. Luis Echevarria, Saltillo, Mexico
+52 844 986 9000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a ball at this museum. Lots of great exhibits, very well put together. You definitely need no less than two hours to see everything.

Thank mburbank2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge variety of live animals, a detailed exhibition on peyote, loads of info about the animals of the desert, trex at the entrance - really excellent. I had 2 hours there and was rushing to see everything. Note that almost everything is in Spanish only

Thank CTUJackBauer
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A museum at the height of many, grand exhibits, friendly people and the best bears playing in the waterfall. Highly recommend

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Went to the museum and spent a fascinating couple of hours looking at the many displays. This modern museum offered everything from dinosaurs to live animals. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Pam0057
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took a day trip to Saltillo, and this is the main attraction and the "must see" of Saltillo. It was really well done! Well organized, well put together, good mixture of displays, info, interactive, etc. We spent about 3 hours total,...More

Thank Drew P
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of 19 friends who came from the USA to visit. It was a nice tour. Tuesday the price is reduced greatly. None of the signs explaining the things are in English but the folks enjoyed it.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Good to visit once with family Part of it is a zoo, it has dinosaurs and other animals Is cheap and last like 3 hours

Thank Mostrador M
Reviewed 28 June 2017

make sure you visit this place is a great museum, they will explain all about the desert and some things about the dinosaurs, also the have some live animals representing the desert area.

Thank adrianponce
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

It is a very nice Museum, the exhibitions are great, the place it is totally a great Dessert experience, so you will spend a great time with the family and will have the opportunity to see live animals, like wolves, snakes, and prairie dogs. If...More

Thank Juan_Pablo_FD
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The museum is a jewel in the showcase for Saltillo.. Saltillo​ is very lucky to have the quality and professionalizm of a staff working at the museum that it has there. Hello Nacho! Also very nice gift shop...

Thank George S
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Questions & Answers
Pat H
23 February 2016|
Response from Jorge M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are english speaking guides, signals I´m not sure
manav b
4 September 2015|
Response from Jorge M | Reviewed this property |
you should use taxi, no public transport near de museum