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Museo Nacional Paleontol贸gico Arqueol贸gico - Museum Tarija - Bolivia

This free university museum on the corner of Calle General Bernardo Trigo and Calle Virginio Lema displays an impressive collection of fossils, dinosaur bones, ceramics, precious stones and human remains from around Tarija. Pieces of note include skeletons of two glyptodonts, which look like giant armadillos with ferocious teeth, remains of an Andean elephant and two huge dinosaur replicas. It鈥檚 only a block away from the main square.


Calle General Bernardo Trigo 402, near corner of Calle Virginio Lema.

Tarija, Bolivia

Museum Types:
Archaeology, Archaeology, Paleontology

Price Description:


Open Hours from:Monday 鈥 Friday 8 a.m. 鈥 midday, 3 p.m. 鈥 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. 鈥 midday, 3 p.m. 鈥 6 p.m.

Days Closed:Sunday

Travel Skills: None

Contact Information:
Phone: 4-66-36680
Fax: 4-66-36680
E-mail: freddypar68(at)

06 Apr 2010

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