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Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 15.3 Hotel Zone | Kukulcan Shopping Mall, Isla Mujeres 77500, Mexico
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Catamaran Tour to Isla Mujeres and Snorkeling in the Underwater Museum of Art
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Discover Scuba Diving at the Underwater Museum and Manchones Reef from Cancun

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Underwater museum

I thought this was sort of goofy by the description, but when you see it underwater it's very interesting. Not so much the sculptures, but the sea life that's moved in on and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did this through Aquaworld. They were fantastic. I had never been diving before and was scared to death. But, the divers were extremely patient, good with instructions, and very conscientious of the rookies. We paid the extra $80 for the DVD at the end, so the photographer took lots of pictures of my kids and me as we swam... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great dive with Sea Hawk Divers. Lots to see and take pictures of. Do not forget your camera. Locals are awesome!

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Rockaway, NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this was sort of goofy by the description, but when you see it underwater it's very interesting. Not so much the sculptures, but the sea life that's moved in on and around it. Don't forget to look under the sculptures for those mantis shrimp, lobsters and urchins.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out on a snorkeling cruise. The fish were plentiful, but you are not able to capture the scope of the Museo from above

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

This site was nice to view from above however it would be better enjoyed with scuba tanks on my back.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Beautiful museum underwater, shows sculptures of the people of the island. Highly recommended for divers, beginners and advanced!

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MUSAmuseo, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Musa Museo Subacuatico de Arte, responded to this review

Dear Gabo, First of all, thank you for visiting us! We are very excited to hear you had such great experience at MUSA. We hope to see you back soon, as we are constantly working on more marine concrete sculptures that will become an artificial reef. Have a wonderful 2017, Karla More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

This was my first time scuba diving, and I was not disappointed. I was very nervous while diving, however, I thoroughly enjoyed seeing these gorgeous sculptures. This was a fun, easy dive to get my feet wet (pun intended!). More experienced divers will probably enjoy this even more as I spent a lot of time convincing myself I wasn't going... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

This is more structured than regular snorkelling excursions. You have to follow a guide and swim from statue to statue. For those who are weak swimmers this can be a challenge. Also, for those who wear glasses, seeing the exhibits can be difficult. The guides were very helpful and worked very diligently to ensure everyone had the best experience possible.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Very fun experience! Very unique to see these statues under water. We snorkeled here and I really wish I had the opportunity to dive instead.

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MUSAmuseo, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Musa Museo Subacuatico de Arte, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you for visiting us! Glad you enjoyed MUSA. I agree with you, scuba diving is amazing, so please come back soon so you can see the sculptures face to face and see the corals growing on the sculptures made of marine concrete. Have a wonderful 2017 and we hope to see you back soon. Thank you from... More 

Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

The best part was the boat ride over from our resort. Expect a number of large boats with dozens of snorkelers and boats vying for position. It looked like the people in the water in the movie "Titanic" lol There were so many! The coral is half dead and someone thought putting statues and a VW bug in the water... More 

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MUSAmuseo, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Musa Museo Subacuatico de Arte, responded to this review

Dear MsBardot, I´m Karla, PR and Sales Coordinator at MUSA, pleased to meet you. It is a shame you didn´t have a good experience at MUSA, as we always want our visitors to leave insipired by art and conservation. Our goal is to save the damaged corals that you saw by submerging these art pieces made by marine concrete. Can... More 

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