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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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  • Excellent museum to visit in all the range of ages, much information about that delicate ecosystem, in addition to a spectacular display of dinosaur fossils, very clean outdoor areas and the impressive herpetarium
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  • A jewel of the North of Mexico, you can not miss it, it has a large collection and guides are very attentive, it is advisable to go on family, can spend the whole day there.
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  • Excellent museum which has many remains of dinosaurs, is magnificent and I highly recommend it!
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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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