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“nice, but very small”

Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute
Ranked #8 of 66 things to do in Hamilton
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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 August 2, 2013

well done, but looks like the last time the exhibits were updated was in the 70's. it has some interesting information bits, but i was disappointed that i only took 45 minutes to go through

Thank howho
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"shark cage"
in 24 reviews
"virtual reality"
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"america's cup"
in 27 reviews
"rainy day"
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"sea shells"
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"interactive displays"
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"submarine experience"
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"treasure hunting"
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"nice museum"
in 4 reviews
"ship wrecks"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 14 reviews
"the lower level"
in 5 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 7 reviews
"on display"
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"great exhibits"
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"kids and adults"
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"downtown hamilton"
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

We were on a Holland America cruise and this was our first port of call. We decided not taken a tour from the ship and found another couple to hire a taxi with and travelled the island for about 3 hours. I thought it was one of prettiest place I have ever seen with its coloured houses and beautiful azure blue ocean. We were taken to every part of this beautiful island.

1  Thank RandL2011
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Had a good visit with our small children. Nice exhibits. Easy side trip from Hamilton. Kids loved the shark cage.

1  Thank knoxvillenick
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

Good stop from shopping and the more touristy things. Beware: If you're even the slightest bit claustrophobic DO NOT go on the simulator. I learned the hard way. The employees were great.

Thank Gail R
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

The BUEI was a great place to take the kids for a cool thing to do before lunch. There were a lot of interactive and/or hands on activities for the kids to do. There were tons of artifacts from the wrecks, reefs and sea life.

The Shell Collection was Out of This World!!

For the adults, there was a rich history of Bermuda, the wrecks and the reef life. It was VERY informative and educational. I could see spending hours here, just walking around reading everything, but we had 3 kids with us!

If you visit with kids, (and we had 14, 10 and 8 year olds), you are good for about 1-2 hours before they lose their interest, simply because they are kids.

The staff that we interacted with, both in the gift shop and throughout the museum were very friendly and polite. They answered many questions that we had.

I would definitely go back again.

Thank bigeyejim
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