Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Caracas

(3.4/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Built in 1875 as a way of introducing science to the Venezuelan populace, Museo de Ciencias Naturales ranks as the oldest museum in the country. Explore the displays on wide-ranging and ever-changing topics, drawing from a collection of 200,000 heritage pieces. Expect to see exhibits on ethnography, anthropology, archaeology, and paleontology. While some guided tours are in English, be sure to pack a phrase book just in case. Make Museo de Ciencias Naturales a centerpiece of your Caracas vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Caracas itinerary builder.
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  • It is the Museum of science one of the favorite children's sites, because somehow you can see closely and life-size African animals such as the giraffe, which can adopt if they have economic capacity to do so... But on the second floor, can see to the teeth of sable and to a small dinosaur Venezuelan. The Museum is small, but its architecture is worthwhile. Attention in the surrounding area.
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  • The museum is clean, and located in a place that is much better than expected. The showrooms are very limited though. Not much to see. It may take you one hour to look everything around. however, ther...  more »
  • The visit is fast, but all very well care and assembled. It is worth separating a time to visit, even if already this closely, and also because there are other tours out there, that you can do in an afternoon.
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  • Bueno para aprender
  • very good
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  • Ideal place to visit family, currently has remodeled two new rooms, which outlines the history of music and television. Totally free.
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  • They make the best thing that can be with what they have, to the extent back have several localsitos that sell food and drink, a good choice of variety.
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  • Excellent option to visit and learn about the fauna of the planet, will find you after a short and pleasant walk by a small Boulevard which leads to the Museum square. I loved animals from Africa, especially the huge giraffe. I recommend it because leaving you have on one side the Museum of fine arts and the Los Caobos Park with its beautiful green areas and the impressive source Venezuela.
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