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Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 4, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
1 11 52 987 21 475
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Cozumel History Walking Tour
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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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“small museum” (15 reviews)
“mayan house” (12 reviews)
“worth a visit” (7 reviews)
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Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 4, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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1 11 52 987 21 475
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"small museum"
in 15 reviews
"mayan house"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"island history"
in 5 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 5 reviews
"san miguel"
in 10 reviews
"local history"
in 4 reviews
"cafe upstairs"
in 3 reviews
"human history"
in 3 reviews
"great museum"
in 3 reviews
"modern history"
in 2 reviews
"maya civilization"
in 2 reviews
"facing the ocean"
in 2 reviews
"traditional mayan"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"less than an hour"
in 3 reviews
"great place to learn"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here before we got on the plane home. It's an interesting, well-intended, if small museum. It's four rooms and a small recreated Mayan Village. A handful of the artifacts are authentic but many are reproductions. The exhibits are decently well designed. I appreciated...More

Thank Rita D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want more than restaurants and tourist shops, this small but interesting museum sets the island in context of its geography, geology, wildlife and history. To come all the way from UK and see standard Royal Navy issue swords from 18th century, recovered from...More

Thank suegY8877FJ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and informative. Clean, cool, photography permitted in most areas, art exhibits too, food and toilet facilities onsite. Very much enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

This museum is right on the malecon facing the ocean. There is a popular restaurant with a great view on the second floor. There are four rooms - two on each floor. There is a good explanation about the reefs and ecology of the area...More

Thank Ed S
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Stopped at the museum and found out it was closed on Sunday. Although there was a small exhibit that was left open showing a traditional Mayan House. There is a nice restaurant on the 2nd floor that has a great view over the harbor that...More

Thank Don P
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I went to the Museum twice, the first time without a guide, the second time with a guide. I would recommend hiring the guide (they work for tips – so I am not sure what the price is.) Our guide was very knowledgeable and observed...More

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Spend maybe 30-45 minutes walking through 4 or 5 small rooms reading articles relating to History. Cost $4 per person, but even if it was free (and this one should be) I would only give it 3 star rating.... Too small of exhibit

Thank michtravel42763
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Very well presented picture of the island of Cozumel. The geography, Mayan history, environmental sensitivity of the Meso-American reef, and contemporary situation. All layed out in very upbeat, enjoyable manner.

1  Thank douglasmichael2016
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We were in Cozumel for a week, so we wanted to see as much as we could. The museum is very small, but it is packed with information. I think it is $4 each admission, but you can get a guide who works for tips...More

1  Thank greymomBoston
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Enter from main beach road....museum is on main floor with local items for (reasonable) sale. Upstairs (not suitable for handicapped) is restaurant on open balcony which looks upon the water (and a recently sunk sailboat). Wait staff make sure you are attended to. Usually not...More

1  Thank ETBColorado
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stemaj
23 January 2016|
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Response from SnowyShasta |
This is an old question, but in case it's useful to someone - relatively easy. The museum is about half a mile from the cruise ship dock. The directions are easy - you just walk along the oceanfront main road (Avenida Rafael... More
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