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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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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.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“small museum” (14 reviews)
“mayan house” (11 reviews)
Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 4, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
1 11 52 987 21 475
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a blast cant wait to return. The people were so friendly and alot of fun. They love to teach about their culture and are very proud and should be they are wonderful. Felt very safe and would return alone. Had three loads of laundry...More

Thank davndar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has 4 galleries. You can do all four in under an hour. Has some,interesting items and some not so much.

Thank pepper12100
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This museum has 4 rooms (Salas), each contains a different topic about the island or Mexico. My favorite attraction was the Mayan house out back, but you can also learn about the Flora and Fauna as well as the Marine life of the island, there...More

Thank drb622013
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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,...More

Thank raymond h
Reviewed 3 April 2017

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

1  Thank hugil
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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...More

Thank Migrant10
Reviewed 18 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.

Thank Gretchen P
Reviewed 15 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...More

Thank catherineh56031
Reviewed 2 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...More

Thank linda r
Reviewed 2 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...More

Thank Haliwood P
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How easy is it to walk from Cruise ship docking?
22 January 2016|
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