Museu de Paleontologia de Santana do Cariri, Santana do Cariri

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Dinosaur, lizards, fish, scorpion, and other animal and plant fossils are displayed at Museu de Paleontologia de Santana do Cariri. The highlight of the museum are the fossils of Santanaraptor placidus, scientific name given to the young dinosaur from about 110 million years ago, which measures 1.6 m (5 ft) long by 80 cm (2 ft) high, that used to be a fast and agile predator. The collection of over 3000 pieces is a good place from families with children. Guides are knowledgeable and ready to assist with information. There is a small souvenir shop but no snack bar. Take a look at our Santana do Cariri travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Museu de Paleontologia de Santana do Cariri and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • July 28, 2017
    The Museum of paleontology of Santana do cariri, and a show when thinking about studying the fossils and dinosaurs ' lives in ages past. With a collection of more than 3000 pieces, the Museum exhibits fossils from the Cretaceous period, around 110 million years ago, chronicling the prehistoric life of the region of Brazil. Has fossils of dinosaurs, pterosaurs, lizards, fish, turtles, frogs, bugs, dragonflies, spiders, butterflies, scorpions, plants and silicified trunks. The fossilization occurred by climate change and in geological land along of eras and periods, leaving the soil with high salinity and low presence of air oxygen. The Museum also has a library with numerous copies in various areas of knowledge, there is also a research center and laboratory for study and scientific research.
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  • July 26, 2017
    Really surprised the visit to the Museum, the visitor is guided and very well explained by the students, and makes us go back to the time of the history books of the period of prehistory, the Museum it is possible to find many kinds of fossils, it should be noted that Valley is a region very rich in fossils and object of study of various people around the world that seek to improve in your searches by visiting the region I recommend the tour.
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  • July 12, 2017
    The Museum is something that everyone should meet one day speak of Brazil. of your past and how people take care of him.
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  • August 1, 2017
    I was raised in this wonderful place called: Santana do Cariri, and I can assure you that it is very good! People are good receptionists, the food, the music, the calm of the place, etc. So I invite you to give a passadinha here (lol) to know what I cited above and also their points of interest that are beautiful! Even one of the points is the Museum of paleontology, much visited for research, curiosity, etc.
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  • July 2, 2017
    Differentiated space in the State of Ceará ... offers wide variety of fossils from the Chapada do Araripe. Is the greatest attraction of Santana do Cariri. I confess, however, that had higher expectations with respect to the Museum. The site lacks trained guides, explanation of fossils and other information. Anyway, I think I can be better explored. The visitation is free!
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  • March 12, 2017
    It's been a long time since I visited this Museum, but remember that has several fossils, is very good for a walk and see some of the history and geography give do Cariri.
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  • January 12, 2017
    Good call for a different ride. There you will find many interesting things about our region. The fossils are gorgeous and the guides (children of the region trained by Urca) explains everything very well.
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  • February 24, 2017
    Located in the city of Santana do Cariri the Museum provides visitors with replicas of dinosaurs and fish and insects fossilized in stone thousands of years ago, good cultural tour!
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