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Museo El Fosil, Villa de Leyva

(3.5/5 based on 460 reviews on the web)
Take a trip to Museo El Fosil, a quirky and small local museum dedicated to all things fossilized. The main attraction is a complete fossil of a prehistoric marine creature found in the area. Learn about the history of archaeological finds in the region from information panels and take a stroll around the attractive and well-maintained grounds to see fossil sculptures dotted around the place. Plan to visit Museo El Fosil and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Villa de Leyva attractions using our Villa de Leyva trip builder.
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  • We liked must know how to experience and this place opens your mind to the unimaginable, the location leaves the feeling of living in Tuscany.
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  • A tiny visit to a fossil, expensive for what it is, nothing to entertain or much interested, it makes them lack creativity
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  • While they have interesting fossils to see, there are no guidelines for the visit and the information that gives the person in charge about the fossils is not correct. There is only an armed individual, with others you should form your own puzzle. The 'help' of information are not very educational for tourists and are in bad condition.
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  • Awsome museum with Incredible fossils! A little bit outside of town but definitely a nice ride on a motorcycle or a bicycle. There's also another museum across the street for trilobites.
  • Great big dinosaur! Worth a stop to see it. Easy enough cycle outside of town.
  • Is a very small place with a giant fossil, and many other marine fossils, you can visit the whole place in less than 1 hour.
  • Espectacular!!
  • Tienen bastantes elementos en exhibición.