This museum was surprisingly good. Due to its size I thought it would prove to be a slapdash effort designed to rake in tourist dollars, but this is clearly a labor of love. Yes, it's small, as others have pointed out. But it's also high quality, which more than makes up for the size if you're there to learn something and not just to check things off of a list.
I live in a part of the world known for its mammoths and where there are Pleistocenean mammal displays in virtually every museum. I also happen to like the subject apart from that. That being said, I learned quite a bit in this museum. The signs are all in Spanish, but the guide book is well-translated and available in multiple languages. You can borrow the guide book at the front desk when you pay your admission, which gives you the option to either just use it for your tour and return it or to buy yourself a (new) copy as a souvenir at the end of your visit. I really liked this model, as it keeps tons of paper being thrown out by people who don't want to keep all the free guides they get handed at museums. It also allows you to preview the guide before buying, which is something that other locations don't always offer.
I was also impressed by some of the replicas. Usually when you see a full-body mammoth reconstruction it's either just the skeleton or something like a fiberglass model or cast. This museum's examples were fully furred, which really adds to the realism and allows you to get a much better sense of how the animals would have looked when they were alive.
Almost 8 Euros a person would be too steep for most museums of this size, but if you take your time here and appreciate the quality of the information and the displays then you'll find it is money well-spent.
Tips: Go early, as it would be harder to appreciate the space at more crowded times. My husband and I were there at opening, and we were the only visitors the entire time. Also, give yourself a few extra minutes to find the place. It's tucked back on a side street, and you have to leave the street and cross a patio to get to the entrance. Outdoor signage was limited when we went.
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