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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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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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Nice place but we didnt stay

I normally visit in July/ August, and of course, it is very hot. I thought this was a lovely location, with beach chairs, a small beach, a large palapa bar. It does not have a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Clifton, New Jersey
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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I normally visit in July/ August, and of course, it is very hot. I thought this was a lovely location, with beach chairs, a small beach, a large palapa bar. It does not have a pool, however, and so my group and I wandered on to find a spot more suitable to what we were looking for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting museum. Beautiful setting with beach club and unique bar with very friendly staff. Nice place to stop.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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