Make some time during your visit to nature in La Paz to go deep into the history of the Baja California peninsula. One of the ideal sites to find out more about the historical roots of the state is the Regional Anthropology and History Museum of South Baja California, located right in the heart of La Paz.
If you want to delve into the history of La Paz make a visit to the Regional Anthropology and History Museum of South Baja California, located right in the heart of town. In a modern building with four exhibition halls, the museum displays the paleontological and archeological remains found in the region. An interesting collection of fossils date back to 60 million years. Cave paintings and engraved rocks depict the everyday life of the first inhabitants in the peninsula. A good selection of books tells the fascinating history of the region’s first Jesuit missions. Before the end of your tour, be sure to visit the botanical garden.
The Museum of Natural History, located on the campus of the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur, has a collection of fossils of marine mammals, birds, and reptiles, some dating back 3,500 million years.
Professor Jesus Castro Agundez Cultural Center was designed to house a variety of artistic expressions. Its facilities include the Carlos Olachea Boucieguez Art Gallery, the City Theatre, and the Gray Whale Museum. Visitors may view contemporary art as well as a permanent exhibition inspired by these giant cetaceans. The tour concludes with a photography display that documents the extraordinary migratory phenomenon of these giants of the sea to the California coast.