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Quaint museum sharing the history in old Fort

What a great little museum. A must visit when in Bacalar to learn the history of the town and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lmlmlm
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Boulder, Colorado
Fight against pirates

This fuerte is established to fight against pirates. I’m not sure how important in the history. But... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
848keisukeh
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Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico
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All reviews nice museum pirate history historic fort worth a visit informative museum spanish fort nice construction central building town square historical facts pleasant surprise overlooking the lake pirates of the caribbean bacalar lagoon the main square yucatan peninsula exhibits
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the only 'museum' in town with a lovely view, but it is tiny and poorly organized inside which is hard to do considering how small it is.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alicia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great little museum. A must visit when in Bacalar to learn the history of the town and the pirates. :)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lmlmlm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This fuerte is established to fight against pirates. I’m not sure how important in the history. But you can enjoy the lagoon view from the tower of fuerte.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 848keisukeh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you are visiting Bacalar Lake, a tour to he Fort worth the visit. Emtance is cheap, and the place it is very well maintained. View is also beautiful on the Laguna and there is a small museum showing more about the fascinating history of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paolopavesio
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Overlooking the lake, next to the main square, pleasant surprise to discover it while exploring Bacalar

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yoliana2013
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Nice to see this place from outside, but in general nothing special. It is in the center of Bacalar and not many people around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LinuteVil
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped by when walking around the area . There is a fee if you want to go on the top and walk around

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Namaste24
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Is 100 pesos for the entrance and inside you have a 2 minutes walk only. The same you see from outside you see it inside so don't pay to see this.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EriBrunette
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We stopped off here for an hour whilst we were in Bacalar. It's got an interesting museum which shows off the pirate history of the area. The fort itself is pretty small but worth seeing and has some beautiful views of the lagoon. Worth stopping...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank louloubells12
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The visit it's mandatory‚ if you want to know some of the place history. It will take little less than an hour to get around all the facts that give magic to Bacalar. The view form the top it's beautiful‚ and the indigenous‚ the spanish...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank iestrelloma
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