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Top Choice Museum in Saltillo

Museo del Desierto

Saltillo's top attraction, this no-expense-spared natural history museum is highly enjoyable and informative (even if you don’t speak Spanish). Exhibits explore the Chihuahuense Desert (the largest desert is North A…
Museum in Saltillo

Museo del Sarape y Trajes Mexicanos

An excellent museum devoted to the Mexican sarapes (blankets with an opening for the head) that Saltillo is famous for. There's a priceless collection to admire, and lots of fascinating background information about …
Museum in Saltillo

Museo de las Aves de México

Mexico ranks 10th in the world in terms of avian diversity, and this fascinating museum displays more than 800 stuffed and mounted species, many in convincing dioramas of their natural habitat. Exhibits are divided …
Historic Building in Saltillo

Centro Cultural Vito Alessio Robles

Once Saltillo's city hall, this cultural center houses the most extensive mural painted by a woman in Mexico. At 500 sq m, it is remarkable and inspiring work of art that tells the history of Saltillo; it took almos…
Bar in Saltillo

Taberna El Cerdo de Babel

Once a 16th-century Franciscan convent, this boho-hipster tavern has live music, regular art exhibits and film showings. Seating is spread over two floors, including a leafy front patio, along a pedestrian walkway. …
Cafe in Saltillo

Flor y Canela

A welcoming cafe with a boho ambience, Flor y Canela specializes in homey breakfasts, daily set-lunch specials (three courses for M$110), paninis and salads. There's an espresso machine for organic coffee drinks, an…
Cocktail Bar in Saltillo

La Puerta al Cielo

Mixologists serve up beautiful and delicious concoctions and craft beers at this open-air bar in the heart of town. The patio setting features graffiti art, twinkling lights, and live music on weekends. A menu of in…
Mexican in Saltillo

Las Delicias de Mi General

Everywhere you look, this place has Mexican art and nods to those who create it. Murals of revolutionary heroes and film stars, life-sized catrinas (paper mâché skeletons), lucha libre (wrestling) dolls, religious a…
International in Saltillo

El Tapanco Restaurante

One of the most elegant restaurants in town, this family-run place has an atmospheric interior and courtyard seating accented by a gurgling fountain. The menu includes seafood and fish dishes, as well as a long list…
Museum in Saltillo

Museo del Palacio de Saltillo

Located within the Palacio de Gobierno, this sleek museum focuses on the history of the Coahuila with an emphasis on the state governors. Exhibits include photographs, personal effects, and antique weapons. Signage …