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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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I have to admit, I was a bit underwhelmed by the lack of sea life around the sculptures. I was expecting lots of fish and some turtles but barely saw any of the aquatic life, so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Concrete statues placed on dead, sandy bottom to help rebuild reef. There are much better places to dive, with far more interesting life and topography. Good for new divers, perhaps.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have to admit, I was a bit underwhelmed by the lack of sea life around the sculptures. I was expecting lots of fish and some turtles but barely saw any of the aquatic life, so it is not ideal for snorkelling, but the sculptures are very breathtaking!!! It definitely made it worth the 50 min boat ride from Cancun.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I was scuba certified in Cancun and part of the exam was done in MUSA. It's a cool underwater museum with great photo opportunities. It's not much deeper than 35 feet so you could snorkel and see the museum also!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Going to this underwater museum was my first time scuba diving after completing my discover scuba. It was very interesting to see these statues. The Volkswagen Beetle was the coolest to see. I highly recommend this dive. Not super deep also which makes it nice if you don't like to dive deep.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Spent half a day snorkeling with three stops, one of which was MUSA which I had heard about and was excited to see. It was a bit murkey so you could see perfectly clear but well enough. Most of the statues are overgrown with seaweed and there aren't as many as you would think. I would have preferred to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I LOVED IT!!!!! Can't wait to scuba dive again. I think it was just enough marine life that it wasn't overwhelming as a newbie. I will definitely do this again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a nice place to go diving. I went snorkeling with my girlfriend because she doesnt have a scuba dive license but she couldnt see much because she wasnt avaibke to go down that deep. But it is really go if you are good in the water or if you are planing to go scuba diving.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This attraction was built to try and protect the coral and it appears to be working. There is so much sea life around these statues and all different sizes and colours. This is a must do attraction. Diving is the best was to see these statues up close and get a real feel for the sea life living amongst it.... More 

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Donna, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We love the aqua blue clear waters of Isla Mujeres. There are a lot of different fish also. It is a gorgeous place...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We were doing our open water dives for our PADI cert. here and it was spectacular! What's so cool is that underwater plants and coral have attached themselves to the sculptures and the effect gives the appearance of the statues head's moving. I loved it so much I would definitely dive there again.

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Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 15.3 Hotel Zone | Cancun, Isla Mujeres 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 998 848 8312
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres

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