Museo del Jurásico de Asturias

Gijón
Asturias
Attractions and places of interest
Museums

The Jurassic Museum of Asturias (MUJA) has been built in a special coastal location in a unique building in the shape of a huge dinosaur footprint. The museum is home to one of the most complete and informative displays in the world of these fascinating reptiles.

Location and contact details

Museo del Jurásico de Asturias
LG Rasa de San Telmo, s/n
33328
Colunga - San Juan de Duz

Latitude: 43.501636, Longitude: -5.274012

Tel: +34 902 306 600

Website:  museojurasicoasturias.com

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