Museo Paleontologico de Villa de Leyva, Villa de Leyva
(3.7/5 based on 50 reviews on the web)
See over 500 displays of dinosaur and prehistoric fossils at Museo Paleontologico de Villa de Leyva. This extensive and informative museum drew upon the rich supply of fossils thanks to the former sea bed that surrounds the city. The museum's educational material is open to all ages, but younger visitors will especially enjoy learning about our prehistoric cousins. Don't fret if your Spanish is not up to scratch, as tours are given in English. To visit Museo Paleontologico de Villa de Leyva and get the most from your holiday in Villa de Leyva, create itinerary details personal to you using our Villa de Leyva vacation trip planner.
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  • If you like paleontology, you must visit this place which hosts various fossils of marine specimens that have ever lived in the city. It is a research center that no doubt will bring more wealth to the history of the origin of the world.
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  • It is located in a place with an amazing architecture in a perfectly neat House of more than 400 years. The exhibition is very well presented, with the information that you need to know that you are seeing, is made a tour of the region's paleontological history, preferred to go with children, adolescents, and all kinds of public. It is a place small but full of knowledge and fun things.
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  • The Museum is very small, so it is not the first choice for tourists really interested in archeology and Paleontology. However it has very good information about the paleontological material that there is, and is an active research center of the National University, so it is likely that there is more material each time. For lovers of nature, it has a beautiful garden and a collection of more than 130 species originating in the area.
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  • There are fossils of dinosaurs and is a good place for gathering information about these and some more!
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  • Important and almost unknown site, nice, sharp but interesting economic and that if this a little retired
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  • A Colombian paleontological History Museum, especially that of the altiplano cundiboyacense that shows the variety of species that inhabited the country thousands of years ago.
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  • An interesting place
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  • Very good, while it is a small exhibition is very rich in its content
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