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Bay Islands Underwater Museum

Main Road Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
+504 9477-4511
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The entire island is an underwater museum, really.

The underwater museum makes for a great family attraction. You don't have to get wet to experience... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wonderfully informing

We stumbled upon the museum during a day trip and are so glad we did. Though small, it is very... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2017
Michael D
Bokeelia, Florida
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Main Road Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
+504 9477-4511
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The underwater museum makes for a great family attraction. You don't have to get wet to experience what lies beneath the surface.

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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon the museum during a day trip and are so glad we did. Though small, it is very well put together, informative, and professional. We learned history and relevance which is always a good thing. Strongly recommend for an hour stop. Easy parking,...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Nice, clear water, calm and a good place to learn to snorkel. All equipment is included in the price. The underwater artifacts were interesting and the guides were very helpful. It was a good experience for my daughter who had never snorkeled before.

1  Thank SLRNewOrleans
Reviewed February 24, 2016

We had a very nice day with good weather. The guides were Sam and Carlos who were very attentive to the small group of 9. The museum was more of an underwater feature representing the history of the area. The guides were great about pointing...More

Thank M3sMom
Reviewed December 26, 2015

Don't go if there is any chance the water visibility is low. It was a beautiful day on the beach but because of the weather the previous weeks the water was to rough to get good views of the museum. The tour guides though were...More

1  Thank lvalenti_12
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

This is a good choice for amateur snorkelers. We had kind of a big group, which made it difficult to swim in a group to follow the guides. However the coral is low enough down that you can swim around some on your own, as...More

1  Thank Kelli A
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Now technically closed but still easy to get to. The place that owed it closed recently and is now a dive company. However, if you have access to a boat, you can get there easy enough. Also, if you happen to stay at Hobbies Hidaway,...More

2  Thank Charles J
Reviewed April 22, 2015

We did the underwater museum while visiting the area on a cruise. The museum was average but the coral and reef were amazing! The sunken replica artifacts were neat to see but the reef and fish were what made it worth while. The beach after...More

2  Thank WJLTulsa
Reviewed October 6, 2014

I am a scuba diver, but had a blast checking out the cheeky underwater museum by snorkle. Great excursion for kids as well. The atmosphere on the beach with the "Gilligans Island style" bar is awesome for a photo shoot! Bring your sunscreen, your own...More

3  Thank mabarley777
Reviewed August 23, 2014

First, a disclaimer: I have not paid the fee and actually done the Underwater Museum tour. I have often stayed nearby and have snorkeled the "museum" independently several times. I've observed the tour groups but not actually interacted with the staff. I assume a lot...More

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Do I need to make reservation for the tour? It looks close to the cruise port, can we just walk over there and walk into the facility? The excursion by the cruise does not fit into our schedule. Wants to go on our own. Not sure they take non-reserved private group or not. Thank you!
January 27, 2016|
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Ciao, volevo sapere alcune cose: - per arrivare a questo "museo" dal porto è possibile arrivarci col taxi? - si paga per immergersi e vedere queste rovine? - è necessaria una guida e se si, si trova sul posto qualcuno? Grazie mille.
January 13, 2017|
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