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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. To visit Museo del Desierto on your holiday in Saltillo, and find out what else Saltillo has to offer, use our Saltillo itinerary maker.
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  • This place seems to me proudly exposing very well which is throughout the area. From paleontology, flora, fauna, is very didactic, everything is understood very well, and really see the wolves or the Maroons, the bison, is really spectacular. even plays very important issues such as the ethnic groups that lived above and as they were exterminated by the Mexican army by executive orders. This place is not to be missed, for my voucher it worthwhile to make the trip ahead of places like this.
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  • It is a good place to show the young and the not so much as they were dinosaurs that inhabited this land where now stands the State of Coahuila.
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  • Very good place to assist with the family... interesting for children and interactive for the whole family. A space in which there is little in Mexico directing the science, history and culture. The only bad gift shop prices. It would have to make some adjustment, but overall the place is impressive.
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  • It was huge! Also very interesting. If you speak english find the tall skinny guy named Edgar and he will give you a great tour with a ton of insider information. It really made all the difference.
  • Nice family place. It's hot so take your water everywhere.
  • The best museum in Mexico, period.
  • Great place, excellent exhibition.
  • It was okay to go through this, but there is no English information here. There are some animals and reptiles. It's an okay time if there isn't anything to do.