Discover Mexico Park Tours

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Discover Mexico Park showcases Mexican history, culture, and art through several indoor and outdoor exhibitions. Outside, miniature models depict famous sites and a botanical garden showcases Mexico’s rich wildlife. Inside, you can peruse artisanal crafts and taste traditional Mexican foods and beverages at the snack bar.
 
The Basics
Stroll through the park, listen to traditional Mexican music, and peruse cultural highlights of Mexico’s past and present. An admission ticket grants you entry to the park, while more in-depth experiences can be added on. For example, you can learn about Mexico’s chocolate-making traditions at a hands-on cacao workshop or sample local spirits during a Jose Cuervo tequila tasting. Some combination tours also visit other nearby attractions, such as Chankanaab National Park.
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Discover Mexico Park is a must-see attraction for history buffs and culture lovers.
  • The park takes roughly two hours to explore.
  • On-site visitor facilities include a gift shop and snack bar.
  • A large portion of the park is located outside; remember to bring sun protection, water, and comfortable shoes.
 
How to Get There
Located in Cozumel, Discover Mexico Park lies about seven minutes by road from the island’s downtown area. There is no public transportation on the island, but you can get there via taxi, rental car, scooter, or as part of a guided tour.
 
When to Get There
The park is busiest from December through April, when the weather tends to be sunny and warm. There are fewer crowds during hurricane season (May through October), but be sure to check the weather for storms.
 
Highlights of Discover Mexico Park
Don’t miss the Museum of Popular Arts, which houses local crafts. Take photos in front of the park’s many miniature structures, which all depict popular examples of Mexican architecture. You can also watch a video about the country’s culture and history, create alebrijes (Mexican handcrafts from Oaxaca), or peruse the souvenir store. If you have time, watch a ritual performance by the Papantla Flyers.
Location
Address: Carretera Costera sur km. 5,5, Zona Hotelera Sur, Cozumel, Mexico
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Cozumel Combo: Jose Cuervo Tequila Tasting plus Discover Mexico and Chocolate Workshop

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Mexico on a full-day combo tour of Cozumel’s popular and picturesque Discover Mexico Park. Sample the sweet spirit of tequila; create delicious chocolate during an interactive workshop; admire the arts and crafts of the region; and try your hand a making a classic margarita. Learn about Mexico’s captivating culture from a knowledgeable guide, see replicas of Mexico’s most significant structures as and enjoy a complimentary lunch of tantalizing tacos on this cultural excursion.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$80.00 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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$80.00 USD

Discover Mexico Park Admission Ticket: Mexico Past and Present

Explore Discover Mexico Park in Cozumel with this 'Past and Present' admission pass. Learn about the traditions, art, history and geography that make up Mexican heritage in this compelling theme park. Embark on a 1.5-hour guided tour with a park employee, then stroll through the manicured gardens and educational exhibits, like the Popular Museum of Art, at your leisure. Stop by the Mercadito Corona Snack Bar or the Margarita Center to have lunch or sip a traditional margarita. Peruse the Handcrafts and Souvenirs shop for handmade items to take home.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$26.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Cozumel Combo Tour: Discover Mexico Park and Chankanaab Day Pass

Learn about the history of Mexico at Discover Mexico Park, then enjoy water activities at Chankanaab National Park with this combo ticket in Cozumel. At Discover Mexico Park, go on a 1.5-hour guided tour to get the most out of your experience, including visits to the Video Experience Room and the Popular Art Museum. Take the included transportation to Chankanaab National Park to spend some time on the beach, swim or take in the Sea Lion Show. Buffet lunch and transportation between the two attractions are included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$65.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Discover Mexico Park: The One and Only Cacao Workshop

Instead of the usual sightseeing, check out Discover Mexico Park in Cozumel, which showcases Mexico’s culture and traditions through entertaining attractions. Even better, your entry ticket includes a hands-on chocolate workshop. Enjoy foodie treats galore — including a welcome cocktail with chocolate (a non-alcoholic version is available for kids), chocolate and mole tastings, Maya-style hot chocolate — and make your own chocolate bar to take home. In the park, explore the Papantla Flyers, the Video Experience Room, the Popular Museum of Art, and more. Upgrade to include a lunch buffet.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$46.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Tequila 101 by Jose Cuervo at Discover Mexico Park

Explore Mexico's history, culture and traditions on this visit to Discover Mexico Park. With the addition of the Tequila Experience by Jose Cuervo, learn about the origin and processing of this iconic Mexican liquor. Enjoy the park's attractions, including the Video Experience Room, the Outdoor Walk Through Time and Space and the Popular Art Museum. Then take part in a premium tequila tasting with an expert guide, then head to the Margarita Center and learn how to make an authentic margarita. A buffet lunch of traditional Mexican tacos is included.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$70.00 USD
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Cozumel Snorkeling Tour: Palancar, Columbia and Cielo Reefs

Sail the shimmering sea on a glass-bottom boat and snorkel at specular reefs off the coast of Cozumel on this half-day guided tour of the National Marine Park. At El Cielo, named after heaven itself, marvel at the sea stars that decorate the sandy ocean floor. Float beside sea turtles at Colombia Reef then plunge into the crystal clear waters of Palancar Reef to discover fascinating fish, nurse sharks and colorful coral reefs. Between sublime snorkeling stops, refresh with complimentary beverages as the warm sun soothes your skin on this unforgettable ocean odyssey.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$55.00 USD
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Alebrije and Chocolate Workshp

The only Workshop of this kind in Cozumel, where you and your family will be able to recreate and take home your very own personal Alebrije in a fun filled activity for all ages and especially for kids.  Let your imagination fly and bring to life these fascinating wooden carved creatures.  Then is hands on into the fascinating making process of the most popular candy in the world: chocolate !!!  Learn about its origin, process and taste several varieties of this delicious treat. Instructed by a true chocolate artisan, you will be able to grind, prepare and take home your very own chocolate bar. Visit to Discover Mexico ParkAlebrije Workshop (one Alebrije workshop kit per person of wooden carved Alebrije, non-toxic water based paints, brush and souvenir handcraft bag). Chocolate Worskhop to create your own chocolate bar to be taken home.Small Groups limited to 20 People
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$84.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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