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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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1 11 52 987 21 475
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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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Desayon

Great view, good meals at average cost! Museo was under reno so didn't go Service is A #1 Top notch!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Omaha, Nebraska
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

you can see averything in about an hour, but it is interesting, they have the old carnivals from 1920's thru 50's. tells what material Cozumel is made from, and the reefs are 30,000 to 1 million years old....shows some of the governments,that were in power, how the san Miguel pier has changed in 50 years, the different stages OF THE... More 

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Saint-Lin-Laurentides
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view, good meals at average cost! Museo was under reno so didn't go Service is A #1 Top notch!

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a few hours to kill before the ferry and stopped in here for a breakfast and a tour. We were impressed with the history of the island, of the Maya and ecological exhibits. The place is very well put together and well worth the minimal cost of admission. - If you are an educator and have an ID,... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The museum is interesting, with art, geology, and historical exhibits. The restaurant on the second floor had good food at reasonable prices with a fabulous view.

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Edina, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

when you are spending time on the beach, and in the shops, it is easy to overlook a gem on the mainstreet of Cozumel. It has a nice museum, an even nicer restaurant and a great view of the street and all the festivities that take place there. Make sure you include it on your visit!

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Orrville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

If you are a history buff, this may be of interest to you. All the exhibits are in Spanish and English which was very helpful. It is a bit tired looking and the staff seemed fairly disinterested in the museum. Plan to spend an hour or so and maybe catch lunch. We were there before we were ready for lunch... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This little museum has a brief story on a bit-of-everything Cozumel. From shedding light on the importance of the ocean & its wildlife, to the ancient history of Maya civilization, you get a quick background on Cozumel. It isn't a museum which would hold the attention of most kids - not enough interactive material. For adults, it adds up to... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Cozumel was one of the first places in Mexico where the Spaniards made contact with the Mayans, so naturally there's a lot of history here-- no to mention some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world, if not the best. The restaurant upstairs has excellent food at a reasonable price and affords a scenic view of the sea.... More 

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Kenai, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is a small oasis away from all the touristy activity. As museums go it has many dioramas of the Cozumel ecosystem and the history of the island. There are many artifacts, Mayan, Spanish and Mexican. There are several modern art pieces for sale. It is well worth the price of admission.

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No. California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is an interesting exhibit of cozumels history. However, we enjoy going to the restaurant upstairs overlooking the harbor for a late breakfast. The food is good and it's great for people watching.

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