Museo del Desierto, Saltillo

4.6
Discover the wonders of one of the richest and most biodiverse environments in Mexico at Museo del Desierto. Through the museum's four pavilions you'll learn about the origins of deserts and their mineral wealth. See fossils unearthed in the desert, including that of a T-Rex, and witness the rituals and customs of nomadic groups who once inhabited the sands. The museum also covers the evolution and biodiversity of the region, and displays over 350 species of cacti in the botanical garden. Interactive exhibits engage you and deepen your understanding of this landscape of extremes. Our Saltillo travel route planning tool makes visiting Museo del Desierto and other Saltillo attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The desert Museum is the best place to learn about the desert without going to the desert, also shows the natural history of Coahuila
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  • We want to visit the Museum but we don't schedule please indicate hours during the week and weekend, thank you!
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  • The exhibition is very good a lot worth go and meet him, very affordable prices of entrance greetings
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  • Great museum! You get to see dinosaur skeleton displays, fossils, in addition to live desert animals and plants. Everything is arranged perfectly. There is also a restaurant and coffee shop.
  • Great museum don't miss it if you visit Saltillo. Coahuila is among the 10 places where most paleontology pieces have been found in the world.
  • Very nice place. I learned a lot about deserts
  • It was. Fun had a good time with the family.
  • Great place to visit with kids, nice fossils!

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