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Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Entertaining & Informative Visit for all Ages

My husband and I visited the Institute over the Christmas holiday, walking from the Rosedon Hotel... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sc1009
better than we expected

We visited early January when everything was very quiet and had the museum to ourselves.... Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny H
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Experience the wonders of the ocean without getting wet! Interactive exhibits for both young and old including The America's Cup exhibit, our new simulated dive into the Bermuda Triangle, our 'Living with the Ocean' exhibit which examines the human...more
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40 Crow Lane, Hamilton HM19, Bermuda
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I visited the Institute over the Christmas holiday, walking from the Rosedon Hotel, which was a ~20 minute walk along the bay. There are several different themed rooms which lead from one to the other...all were either entertaining or informative for all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sc1009
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited early January when everything was very quiet and had the museum to ourselves.... Very nice, very varied displays. Good value. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot for a rainy day. There are a great many well designed exhibits giving the history of underwater exploration. In addition, there is a remarkable virtual reality underwater exploration experience that kids will enjoy. For me, the most fascinating exhibit was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Attercliffe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice and different kind of museum. We went on a rainy day and boy where there a lot of kids running around! Lots of hands on stuff for them! The exhibits are well done and if you take the time to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nriemen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It will take about an hour to go through. Plenty of interactive exhibits for the kids and enough to keep the adults interested as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank King30041
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice walk or easy busride from the center of Hamilton, we were rewarded with an interesting lesson on Bermuda's geography, topography and other aspects of its natural history through it's current exhibit about the Bermuda Triangle and theories of what may be the cause(s)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LBGansfam
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Exhibits and displays are well thought out and developed here. There was a lot of information, but it was presented in interesting and engaging ways. Definitely a worthwhile stop while in Bermuda! Especially recommended for a rainy day activity. If you want to really enjoy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oehlke77
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place. Don't be put off by the exterior. I wondered if I should go in, but it was the best $15 spent on island. I was lucky had the place to myself however whoever you put the exhibition together has done it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SueDevon_UK
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Regardless if it’s raining or a nice day. Spend the 1-2 hrs. Wonderful place to learn history and Bermuda culture. Bermuda Triangle, underwater exploration, artifacts etc. great time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mattpam20
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We had been years ago, but felt that an indoor event was necessary since it had started to rain - we were Very Glad we did! The interactive displays were well presented and interesting and we got very excited about the Virtual Reality ride on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tom G
December 9, 2018|
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Response from Xplorer J | Reviewed this property |
You can walk, but it isn't quick. One advantage of a walk, if you have time, is that you walk past many of the small (mostly tourist) shops in town. (Less touristy shops are up the hill and toward 'back of town'.) BUEI can... More
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January 16, 2018|
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Response from 362susanw | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was there in November 2017 when we visited.
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March 7, 2015|
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Response from BUEI | Property representative |
That is correct - it is the Harbourfront restaurant. Have a Bermuda-ful day! Best, BUEI team
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