Natural Sciences Museum, Belo Horizonte

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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. Add Natural Sciences Museum to your Belo Horizonte travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Belo Horizonte trip itinerary planner.
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  • The Museum is great! Has a structure of international level, except for the absence of descriptions in another language in addition to Portuguese. Has dozens of pieces and original fossils. An experience that's worth as much for children as for adults.
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  • The Museum is of international level. With excellent exhibits and great reception by students is a great educational experience with the family. Recommend!
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  • Great for kids and adults too! Dinosaur fossils, a beautiful garden, trivia ... very good. Worth knowing! The kids get dazzled!
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