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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  • Only 20 minutes from the largest Plaza of Villa de Leyva, you find this museum. With a single showroom allows you to traverse the paleontological past of Colombia and the continent. It has bilingual guides who speak English perfectly. You can observe almost complete remains of different Plesiosaurs. The sample is very varied and allows us to understand how all the Pacific coast of the continent and the Central American isthmus was formed when rising sea floor. All the Highlands surrounding the Museum is beautiful
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  • interesting, but very small, could expand its sample, and take the guided tour. being of the National University, he hoped to see something better, at least include some technology in its presentation and decoration. posters made by hand raised, could be in ploteer... Expand the information of the House where is located, its mill. There is material ben could do better things.
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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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  • 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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