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Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle

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| Sabana sur, dentro de las instalaciones del Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2232 1306
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Large number of specimines

this is a great place to bring kids and see a lot. If you donñt speak spanish, it might be a little... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
laplantes
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redmond, WA
Creepiest museum ever!

Not sure where they got the animal exhibits from- the rejects from people practicing taxidermy... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
wendykl2015
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Cairns, Australia
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The Museum Go out For Her it is a Museum of Natural Sciences considered as one of the Iberoamerica's best, we tell with mas of 70.000 samples in exhibition, podras to find great variety of animals dissected in different rooms. Birds, Archaeology, Fish and Reptiles, Insects, Shells, Corals, Mammalian Fossils, Dinosaurs, Skeletons species preserved in Liquids and much more.. Visit Us
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“fossils” (2 reviews)
“butterflies” (3 reviews)
“collection” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Sabana sur, dentro de las instalaciones del Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería, San Jose, Costa Rica
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+506 2232 1306
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

this is a great place to bring kids and see a lot. If you donñt speak spanish, it might be a little tougher as they don´t haven a lot of their display in other languages, but if you just want to wander and see the...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Not sure where they got the animal exhibits from- the rejects from people practicing taxidermy perhaps. The animals in the main looked like they had all had really bad plastic surgery. The kangaroo was not like anything we had ever seen, it was that bad....More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

You can enjoy and learn about thousands of different species, you must know that non of them are alive, they are dissected

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We went there on a holiday and this allowed us to enjoy it on its fullest. This museum has a vast and very well preserved collection of species and replicas (for what I understand one of the most impressive in Latin America). Is so easy...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Came upon this out of the way museum and was impressed. I found the butterfly collection amazing (over 1,200 species represented!). Each section of the museum has some dated taxidermy, jungle birds, sloths, waterfowl etc. There are several skeletons of dinosaurs as well. Additionally there...More

Thank Scott J
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were surprised to find a museum of this type in San Jose. It is not well advertised and probably not visited by many tourists. That's a shame because it offers a wealth of education with numerous rooms offering exhibits of the mammals, marine life,...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I went there one afternoon and was surprised that there is a museum like this in San Jose. The taxidermy is outstanding and one could spend hours in this place. Nothing is live. There is everything from butterflies to sharks along with rocks dating back...More

Thank 777Tahoe
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

Just visited the museum, for teh second time. As a fossil collector, I had offered and they accepted, for me to donate some fossils when I visited San Jose again. Ongoing dental work assures me of regular visits, so I offered to bring some fossils...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2016

We enjoyed spending a couple of hours here. It is not modern and glitzy; few interactive exhibits or electronic gadgets. Just butterflies and animals and dinosaur bones like we loved in our youth. It was quite a large collection in several rooms and we were...More

1  Thank Chuck360
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Very interesting exhibitions, a complete collection of Mineral stones, habitat reproductions, insects, butterflies and mollusk collections, nice to see, the entrance fee is inexpensive, I've gone to many museums and this, though is not that big, got on the list of one of my favorites,...More

2  Thank Miah C
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