Museo Paleontológico, Villa de Leyva

3.9
#5 of 10 in Museums in Villa de Leyva
See over 500 displays of dinosaur and prehistoric fossils at Museo Paleontológico. This extensive and informative museum drew upon the rich supply of fossils thanks to the former sea bed that surrounds the city. The museum's educational material is open to all ages, but younger visitors will especially enjoy learning about our prehistoric cousins. Don't fret if your Spanish is not up to scratch, as tours are given in English. Put Museo Paleontológico at the forefront of your travel plans using our Villa de Leyva online tour itinerary planner.
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  • We drove to this small museum but it was amazing how they displayed their finds of very large marine fossils. The guide has stilted English but we understood that the area is full of fossil finds and....  more »
  • I visited this museum in Villa de Leyva. It is small but very well maintained and run by the Universidad Nacional. Staff was very friendly. Although I got there at almos lunch time when it closes, I.....  more »
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  • Nice place, just maybe too small.
  • Great exhibit of fossils and I loved the garden. I reccomend everybody to go :)
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