Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Caracas

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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. By using our Caracas trip itinerary maker site , you can arrange your visit to Museo de Ciencias Naturales and other attractions in Caracas.
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  • Good reception and attention. Everything very clean and tidy. Super special flair for q children and adolescents learn through taxidermy animals q in reality not it may make closely; See the evolution of the phone, cameras, radios, typewriters and up to the same computer. The interaction is indeed very good. CONGRATULATIONS
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  • Meeting of the wildlife and nature in one place, is very entertaining there you will find lots of history from the past
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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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  • An important part of my childhood... Place of visit for parents and children. In children they arouse curiosity and interest in nature. East great care and attention to the great public. It has good guides. Recommended 100%
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  • Excellent initiative, here to make the book fair. Very good location, next door is the Museum of art, it is the gateway to the Los Caobos Park in Caracas. Good environment for walking and exercise.
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  • I love the Museum
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  • In this Museum, unlike the other stuffed animals, bones of extinct animals, and other similar are displayed in beautiful way. It is fantastic!
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  • It is a good choice to visit something different and iconic in Caracas. It has different spaces that allow to enjoy different natural, artificial or technological parts (all referred to science). They have caregivers in almost all areas, though they don't offer you guide unless you request with advance notice at the entrance.
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