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Musa Museo Subacuatico de Arte

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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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MUSA ( The Underwater Museum of Art) is an underwater museum located in the...

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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My 1st SCUBA Experience

Great conditions to transition from snorkeling to diving. At times there can be a few too many people, but the artificial attraction takes the stress off of the reefs recovering... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great conditions to transition from snorkeling to diving. At times there can be a few too many people, but the artificial attraction takes the stress off of the reefs recovering from natural and man-made distress.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm so disappointed to had been done MUSA with scuba, I'm sure is beautiful if you dive, but with scuba You are going to see just 50 rocks together no sculptures don't expect to see the colorful fish that you are going to see at 4 meterá deep here is 9 meters and the fish are so deep to appreciate... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The sunken art pieces are pretty neat to see as your snorkeling / diving the Museo. Kinda cheesy but still interesting. If you've not seen it, I'd recommend it if you want to spend the money. You can get away with snorkeling it, although you'll only get a bird's eye view (unless you are a good snorkeling diver). If you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a waste of 53 minutes, our dive time at this site. Concrete people, a car etc with really very little fish life is no draw at all. They are sunk in an expanse of sand with what little coral there is, now brown. There is really so very little colour down there that I thought something was wrong with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a shallow (less than 30') location so it is perfect for new divers. It's an easy swim between most of the statues. More experienced divers will not find it a challenge at all but I feel it is worth the chance to see an underwater museum. The statues are well made and most have a social message behind... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 scuba divers. We dived at this Musa and it was just OK. We likely would not dive here again. It's OK if you want to see massive stretches of white sand, nice blue water, and the odd concrete statue. Definitely not worth hauling my scuba gear to dive this site...or to even dive in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pics are a little misleading, as the exhibits are not that close together...but i love the idea of the place and now that it has been there a while, you can really see that its working and animals are moving in!! Def a unique experience. Do the dive, not the snorkel if you can

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Metepec, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must book a trip here with certified turist or dive operator. It is a protected area. Not too deep, 8 m (25'). Worth the scuba gear (You must be certified diver) The coral and other sea life is personalizing the sculptures, making it a surreal place. Again, for me it was worth the dive!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a shallow dive, very clear and warm waters. It was a nice first dive for my daughter, we really enjoyed the sculptures that have become artificial reefs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was interesting to see but there were a lot of other boats and people there and we had already done the whale sharks and nothing will EVER compare to that!

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