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Captain Dulche's Museum

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Address: Carretera a Garrafon Km 4.5, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Phone Number: 998 8497589
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10:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Isla Mujeres Museum Capitan Dulche.This Museum is dedicated in loving...

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.

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more of a beach club

This is really a beach club. The daily rate is reasonable and the fee is applied to your food and drink tab. There are loungers and umbrellas on the beach but a good bit of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is really a beach club. The daily rate is reasonable and the fee is applied to your food and drink tab. There are loungers and umbrellas on the beach but a good bit of seaweed too. ( this is on the west side of the island) so they suggest you swim off the end of the pier. If you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited in late June when we came over to Isla Mujeres for a day trip from mainland Cancun. We had read some reviews on Trip Advisor before we came having seen it flagged up on our Map Chick golf cart tour map. We didn't stay for any length of time or use the beach or loungers, although if you... More 

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Stayton, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been here 3 times, not a bad little out of the way place to get a beach chair just for the price of a beer. But really wish they would rake up the sea grass so I would feel comfortable swimming in the water. It is quaint, and has some interesting history/museum, but needs a little cleaning up and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

What a lovely place to stop for a drink and a dip, beautiful kept ground with iguana walking around without a care in the world

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Lenexa, Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I hate to write something negative, but I feel people need to know our experience at Captain Dulce. First of all, the grounds are great. We ordered nachos and they were awful. The chips were stale. A family sitting near us on the beach also mentioned their chips were stale and bad. Secondly, the seaweed (seagrass) was pretty bad. The... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Found this place by chance when we were doing a tour of the Island, nearly put off because it was part of a beach club, thought it could be a bit pretentious and expensive, wrong on both accounts. You enter down a winding road which opens onto a idyllic view of wooden huts and an amazing view. We had lunch... More 

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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Went here for a Cocktail party the night before a wedding!!! Beautiful!! Beautiful bar area with large deck surrounded by trees and plants. The most beautiful view! Loved it!

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South River, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We had this place on our "stop in & check it out list." We had a quick drink, walked around the grounds a bit & took a quick walk through the museum which proved to be interesting. The ground are beautiful with many statues and oddities to see. The views, as with any beachfront places here are tremendous. On our... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We went upon a recommendation on a Sunday for a sunset dinner and disappointed to learn they were closed for dinner on Sunday. We returned on Monday for the beach club and disappointed as well in the beach area. While drinks were good and quiet peaceful setting, the beach was filled with seagrass so we couldn't enjoy.

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

My son and his fiancée were married here and it was so beautiful!! The venue was amazing and the views and the beach couldn't have been more beautiful. The staff and the food were wonderful and we couldn't have chosen a better place for all our families and friends to come together for this beautiful wedding.

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