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Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 15.3 Hotel Zone | Cancun, Isla Mujeres 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 998 848 8312
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Description: MUSA ( The Underwater Museum of Art) is an underwater museum located in...
MUSA ( The Underwater Museum of Art) is an underwater museum located in the National Marine Park surrounding the Cancun, Isla Mujeres, and Punta Nizuc area. MUSA contains over 500 sculptures of more than six different artists. The sculptures provide areas for coral growth and contribute to give shelter for fish and other organisms. The museum may be viewed by diving, snorkeling, or glass bottom boat through many local authorized marinas."The Art of Conservation" is the reason this Non Profit Organization was created with an effort of the Mexican Federal Government and Cancun Nautical Association. MUSA continues to grow
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This installment of statues under the water is pretty creepy, but it's unique and worth a look. Snorkeling wasn't great over the Musa because you are about 30 feet above. SCUBA is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This installment of statues under the water is pretty creepy, but it's unique and worth a look. Snorkeling wasn't great over the Musa because you are about 30 feet above. SCUBA is the way to see these -- much cooler, stranger, and more interesting when you are drifting through the statues.

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Fresno, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My husband dove the Museo and loved it...the dive footage he brought back was incredible! He said it was an easy dive for beginners and some of the boat operators will even allow you to snorkel when diving! Go with Sea Hawk Divers!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Something completely different from the usual dives, the atmosphere is really incredible. Must be done with tanks in order to see the statues properly.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Saw this from above, snorkeling. Unimpressed. Maybe it would have been better if I was a diver. Since I'm not, really wasn't worth the stop.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

What an amazing experience! Seeing sculptures under the water is something you cant see anywhere else. You DO NOT need to dive to see this museum - you can see well just by snorkeling. The only negative is that they make you wear life jackets in the water which makes it difficult to swim around freely.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is a very interesting concept- statues built with concrete as the basis for new reef formation. As a SCUBA trip, however, we were a little disappointed. The area it's built in is fairly barren, few fish, and absolutely no other marine animals. If you're soley interested in seeing the statues then you will enjoy it. If you prefer to... More 

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New Paltz, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is less a review of the Musa than of the experience you are likely to have seeing it as part of a snorkeling trip. The Musa truly is remarkable - such an imaginative exhibit. But the statues are not large - at least, they do not appear to be life-size from the perspective of a snorkeler. As was intended,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We came across the MUSA at the end of our dive and it is an interesting concept. I can imagine that if you go time after time and see how the coral grows its great to see the evolution.

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This was well worth the half day trip to see. The water was clear and warm. Seeing the sculptures was a somewhat eerie experience. So many human forms trapped on the bottom of the ocean! Made even eerier by the warm beautiful sunshine on the surface. I think it might be more interesting for SCUBA divers than snorkelers as a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It's a weird experience, although the features of the main sculptures have already dissapear under the coral (I guess it's the idea) and are a bit "worn out" but it's a curious experience

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