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. 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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  • August 14, 2017
    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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  • August 12, 2017
    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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  • August 9, 2017
    Excellent museum which has many remains of dinosaurs, is magnificent and I highly recommend it!
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  • May 20, 2017
    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.
  • May 28, 2017
    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.
  • June 22, 2017
    Very nice place. I learned a lot about deserts
  • June 10, 2017
    It was. Fun had a good time with the family.
  • May 21, 2017
    Great place to visit with kids, nice fossils!

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