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“Disappointing Visit - Was expecting more.”

Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute
Ranked #11 of 63 things to do in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 impact on the marine environment, one of the largest private shell collections in the world, the famous Teddy Tucker Shipwreck Gallery and so much more!
Reviewed March 24, 2012

Read many reviews regarding this attraction and we were looking forward to the simulator ride and a great experience.

The site is well laid out and easy to follow the self-guided tour. The Titantic exhibit seemed to be out of place...this ship sunk off the coast of Newfoundland not Bermuda and contained very few, if any, real artifacts.

The sea shell exhibit was great! Very nice!

There were exhibits which displayed artifacts located from wrecks around Bermuda. These exhibits were good but seemed a bit confusing and looked all the same to the kids. They quickly became disinterested.

The biggest disappointment was the dive simulator. We have experienced other dive simulators at other marine institues which provided a better experience. This simulator was predictable and held in an elevator.

Based on every place we visited in Bermuda this location was an unfortunate disappointment. Poor value for your tourist dollars.

Thank FamilyTraveller13
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Reviewed March 11, 2012

This museum/facility is right on the edge of the capital and well worth the visit. The gift shops have such lovely items and the exhibits so informative and not boring. The shell room is awesome.

1  Thank Liz W
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Reviewed March 2, 2012

They have a shell room that is incredible. Lots of fun things for young kids to encourage their learning about the oceans. Lots of info with fascinating exhibits for adults.

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed January 6, 2012

I had time to spare before my flight so I decided to check it out. It was really interesting. I wish I had more time. They have a simulated dive to the ocean floor and a fake shark cage experience. Also the biggest shell collection I have ever seen. It's worth checking out on a rainy day.

Thank canarycat13
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Reviewed December 31, 2011

it was too short and hyped up about the diving it wasnt good

Thank hopelove
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