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Cancun Underwater Museum

Isla Mujeres, Mexico
998 848 8327
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Type: Aquariums
Owner description: The Museo Subacuatico de Arte (MUSA) is an underwater museum located in the National Marine Park surrounding the Cancun, Isla Mujeres, and Punta Nizuc... more » Owner description: The Museo Subacuatico de Arte (MUSA) is an underwater museum located in the National Marine Park surrounding the Cancun, Isla Mujeres, and Punta Nizuc area. MUSA contains over 400 sculptures that provide areas for coral growth and contribute to available habitat for fish and other organisms. The museum may be viewed by diving, snorkeling, or boat through many local marinas. « less
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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Loved the sea life living in the statues. The reefs around the area were full of barracuda, turtles and sea urchins.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I had a great guide there, we have more than one hour for our diving experience. It was funny and free of accidents haha. I am very sure you will enjoy this. There are a lot of guides there but try to check some prices before you took a decision some private companies are highly expensive but some locals offers... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This would be one of the highlights of our 20 years of diving. The statues stand so eerily real teaming with fish and coral along with so many other whimsical sculptures in only 30 feet of water making for easy diving. We used Arturo's Dive Shop at the Isla Mujeres Palace Hotel and were so well taken care of on... More

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St. Helena, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you can manage it into your life...DO IT! I think getting the right instructor , guide is very important to have a memorable experience. It was worth the effort.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

worth visiting at least once to see these eerie figures and pieces of art at the bottom of the sea. crowds of statues of people with coral and fish using them as home, a beetle car with a huge fish inside, artwork you would usually see in a gallery instead on a sandy bottom with fish swimming in and around... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great little dive spot. Only 35 feet max. Depth, lots to see. We did 75 min. dive and still had almost half tank left. Good opportunity to see small stingrays, lots of fish, possibility of turtles and small nurse sharks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

At least I gave the review that title because my friends went. They scuba dive and from what I heard, check you gear before you go under. There are no regulations in Mexico for scuba certification. They have a saying that goes, "The great thing about Mexico is that no one cares. The bad thing about Mexico is that no... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went on a snorkeling tour of this museum and it was worth it. I'm not an experienced snorkeler but i had so much fun.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Wow! The expressions on some of the faces were amazing. It was also interested to see how the coral and algae had attached to the statues.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were informed by one of the dive companies that it was not worth going… We went anyway, and it was absolutely amazing!!! We wanted to see not only the sculptures, but the growth and how the reef is coming back. We had a great time!!

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