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Natural Sciences Museum, Belo Horizonte

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Science Museum Museum
Natural Sciences Museum houses one of the largest collections of mammal fossils in South America, as well as a major selection of Brazilian fauna found in the Cerrado (Brazil’s tropical savannah). Children love the museum’s dinosaur replicas and the exhibition about this specie’s extinction thousands of years ago. At this site you can learn about the work of Peter Lund, a, important Danish scientist who spent his life exploring the rich natural world of Brazil. You can spend hours or even days here, studying the delicate ecosystems presented in the permanent exhibits. Take a guided tour, or go at your own pace, stopping by the displays to take pictures. This museum is famous for its hospitable atmosphere and friendly staff. With our online itinerary creator, Belo Horizonte attractions like Natural Sciences Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • the place was large but didn't have much information or really interesting things, only good part really was the Lifelike elephant.  more »
  • Frustrating. Very small museum with very little attraction, you get bored easily. The garden in the backyard looked poor.  more »
  • Great place to take the kids, a chance to learn a little more about the evolution of animals, since the age of the dinosaurs
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