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Museo Paleontologico y Arqueologico

Calle Gral. Trigo No. 402 | Virginio Lema, Tarija 1111, Bolivia
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Great little museum.

I loved seeing the Andean elephant found in 1999. Although a small museum it is worth making the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
3monthyearlytraveler
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Chicago, Illinois
Something to do for an hour

Small little muesem, has a variety of stones/gems/ ancient pottery and dinosaur bones found in... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Monique M
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Tarija tiene un gran yacimiento de fosiles de animales prehistoricos. Los hay en el museo junto a atracciones historicas, vestigios de pueblos. Es un Museo que vale la pena visitar y aprender. Se halla a menos de una cuadra de la plaza principal.
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25 Mar 2018
“Great little museum.”
25 Feb 2018
“Something to do for an hour”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Calle Gral. Trigo No. 402 | Virginio Lema, Tarija 1111, Bolivia
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

I loved seeing the Andean elephant found in 1999. Although a small museum it is worth making the trip to see it.

Thank 3monthyearlytraveler
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Small little muesem, has a variety of stones/gems/ ancient pottery and dinosaur bones found in bolivia. The staff were good, didn't speak English but tried to explain as much as they could. Free entry. Good thing to do after a cup of tea/coffee in the...More

Thank Monique M
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a small museum but very interesting. We where really thrilled to see all fossils. Amazing that so old material can be seen live. The entrance where free.

Thank Anders1957
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit, maybe not a showstopper however free and interesting. The museum is presented on two levels. Took me about 40mins

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

It's small (just two small floors) but that all this local information is packed into this tiny space and it is totally free makes it a very worthwhile adventure. We have visited several times and it never fails to delight. Really amazing that in this...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

You need at least 1 hour to go arround the unique museum in Tarija!!!! yes, you will be astonished about the findings in the lands arround Tarija.

1  Thank ecosolidario
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This museum is a true gem. The fossils of the region are incredible and the life size replicas super educational. The archaeological collection is well developed. Fun for all.

1  Thank Grays_Mom1
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

this museum is adorable. its just off the main plaza in an old building and they have amazing fossils, rather a surprising treat in the middle of the city. my kids love it

1  Thank Miranda B
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