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Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

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Address: Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 4, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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This small museum delineates the rich history of Cozumel: a must for first...

This small museum delineates the rich history of Cozumel: a must for first time visitors who want to become more familiar with the island's people and culture.

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A good introduction to Cozumel culture

My wife and I had already done some of the active excursions on a previous cruise, so this time we decided to see some of old town Cozumel. This small museum provides a good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Estero, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely museum is just the antidote to hustlers chasing tourists up and down the streets of Cozumel. With lots of material to cover in a compact space, the museum has done a great job. Go at your own pace, and enjoy the art as well.

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Estero, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had already done some of the active excursions on a previous cruise, so this time we decided to see some of old town Cozumel. This small museum provides a good brief perspective on the history and environment of this center of Mayan culture.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This was a small museum related to the island of Cozumel. We enjoyed seeing some exhibits about coral reefs, local wildlife, and history/pirates. Our favorite spot was the recreation of a Mayan house/hut. This isn't a must-see activity, but if you have a spare hour or so, we enjoyed taking a look around the museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I enjoyed this small museum. A short cab ride from the pier (for about $8) and a small admission fee to enter (around $4), it was worth it to see the artifacts and learn more about the local culture. Great view of the water from the restaurant balcony!

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were walking around Cozumel and walked by. I decided to go in because they looked to have a Day of the Dead exhibit. My husband sat outside on a bench. There are four main display rooms and an outside area. It is just $4 if you only go to the museum. You can also go to the restaurant after... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, service and food. I found this place, on my last stroll before departure. Frankly the best view in town. Highly recommend a stop in.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was another stop on our island tour. Not much here and can easily be seen in an hour or less. If you're not into marine life and local animal life vignettes this wont interest you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My sister and I love the view and the food for breakfast at the 'Museum'. It is an open air balcony restaurant above the true culture of the island. The Museum is worth the time to visit and see local artwork and objects of the Mayan culture.

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great place to learn about the history and biodiversity of Cozumel ! My family and I loved going through all the history and learning about the coral reefs as on our day off from scuba diving them. Great, had English as well as Spanish translations next to everything and was just a great experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Four rooms of marine life, relics and artifacts, Mayan island history and Spanish arrival. Well done small local museum! Take the time to see this for a little more depth into the island

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