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Cancun Underwater Museum

Isla Mujeres, Mexico
998 848 8327
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Isla Mujeres
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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

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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Centennial, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This was an interesting dive for a little while. It was fun swimming around the life-sized statue that were put in the water to attract fish. There weren't too many fish to see, but the dive was different than the usual reef.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

underwater VW bug a hit. July-- warm water, dive skins all you need. Current very low, easy to get around. Several years later, the features of sculptures overgrown.

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Sanford, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

about 30 ft deep, best to see with SCUBA, plenty of fish and statues. still good to see with snorkels

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Chino Hills, California
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We Dove the Museum... If you dive do it, if you don't get your resort dive and do it. It is worth it! The underwater sculptures are absolutely amazing! The water is warm (like 75 degrees) visibility is unbelievable. We were 30-35 feet down and could see all the way through to the sky. There was a light current no... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

What a special treat for the first time visitor. Definitely a sight to behold while snorkeling in open water!

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Auckland
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

That was an experience I just had no words for..... in the middle of the ocean was this beautiful museum....loved it

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

While diving with Carey Dive Shop, we explored the underwater museum. Our dive master was an expert in coaxing the sealife out of the crevices.

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is sheer mystical beauty. Almost too much to take in. But if you are a snorkerler or diver, this should be on your must do list.

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Mississauga
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8 reviews 8 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We liked this trip because it only took a few hours. It's good to see steps being taken to continually rebuild the reefs after damage. Such a fragile system. The speed boat actions at the start made my stomach a bit queasy, but it was fun.

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