Museo Paleontologico de Villa de Leyva, Villa de Leyva

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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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  • It was fun to do this kind of activities in Villa de Leyva. I recommend for those who like science and they have very curious kids about biology
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  • A museum which is in the center of Villa de Leyva with easy ax seso walking has history and ancient pieces very important.
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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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  • 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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