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Captain Dulche's Museum

Carretera a Garrafon Km 4.5, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
998 8497589
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Ranked #5 of 19 Attractions in Isla Mujeres
Type: Museums
Owner description: Isla Mujeres Museum Capitan Dulche.This Museum is dedicated in loving memory of Captain Ernesto Dulche Escalante, founder or the 5th Naval Region... more » Owner description: Isla Mujeres Museum Capitan Dulche.This Museum is dedicated in loving memory of Captain Ernesto Dulche Escalante, founder or the 5th Naval Region (Isla Mujeres). Captain Dulche´s Maritime Museum treasures a big part of Isla Mujeres history, this is documented in a great photo collection of over 150 that have never been seen before. The Museum also contains an excellent collection of anchors, buoys, chains and lanterns, maritime tools and two projection rooms, showing one video of the famous mexican diver Ramon Bravo and the even more famous Jacques Cousteau. It also has the largest collection of model ships and metates in the whole mexican caribbean. « less
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Louisville, Kentucky
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Really pretty restaurant/bar and beach club with excellent view of Cancun. Cool old ship sits as the bars back drop. Beach chairs and nice low key beach to hang out on.

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Swansea, South Carolina, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We have a list of places we go to on every visit to the island and this is one of them. We had a bucket of Modelo Negro which were very refreshing while we sat on the deck just above the beach overlooking the water. You can see Cancun off in the distance. We toured the museum last year which... More

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Austin, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped here along the way had some drinks, enjoyed a thatch cabana on the beach, checked out the very cool museum, enjoyed the sculptures outside and the staff was very friendly.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It's a beautiful place, with private beach and great bar. I had a fresh guacamole, delicious! Service is good

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Palestine, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Loved laying out on the beach great service quiet didn't need to deal with tourist ! Laid back great music beer needs to be a bit colder

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I had no idea what to expect from Isla Mujeres, 20 minutes off the shores of Cancun. Would it have the same party atmosphere? Would it be more of a hippy island? The drive from the port to the remote side of the island is also confusing - private properties, little shops, little guest houses... Then suddenly, we pulled on... More

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NW Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I can't remember if I have wrote a review for Captain Dulche's but it's so great I give 5 star again. Quiet, clean, SPOTLESS to be exact, beautiful and good food. I LOVE it here.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Even though we've been to the island a number of times this is the first time we have been to capital duo he's as IWW thought it was just a museum. How wrong we were.we have had some great days here with the whole family. For once a place where there is no charge for the beds and palapa sand... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

In fact, this was the highlight of our entire trip to Cancun! I only wish we would have stumbled upon it sooner after roaming around Isla Mujeres in our golf cart for hours looking for a place to chill on the beach and find a snorkeling excursion that was high quality at an excellent price. With 2 teens in tow,... More

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Houston
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Tours come in and out so mostly you have the beach to yourselves. We had a queen sized bed right on the beach. The design is unique and worth serious exploring.

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