Museo del Desierto, Saltillo

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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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  • It is very interesting, the truth is very nice and entertaining, not only for the children if not for adults also, if you are visiting to saltillo from let go, but go early because they close at 4
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  • a place of learning, is perhaps not huge but gives a simple explanation of the area in which it is located. To train a couple of hours, I do not recommend to buy food there, because only there is a small cafe. If you have small children were interested in the skeletons of dinosaurs, which also exhibit there are a little zoo outside with a couple of animals in the region and a large area with stuffed animals.
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  • It looks like this museum was established in the 1990s and the presentation, signage, and variety of and breath of the plants, animals, and equipment presented is excellent. Besides cactus, dinosaur s...  more »
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