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“One of a kind” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Musa Museo Subacuatico de Arte

Musa Museo Subacuatico de Arte
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Discover Scuba Diving at the Underwater Museum and Manchones Reef from Cancun
Ranked #1 of 2 Museums in Isla Mujeres
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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“One of a kind”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

I did my first dive during my vacation to Isla Mujeres here at MUSA and it's a great easy dive. Carey Dive Center made the trip even more fun with their knowledge of the dive site and personalized tour underwater. It's a simple dive, only 30-35 feet and with good visibility. I got some great underwater shots and I would recommend it to anyone who loves to dive.

Visited May 2013
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“Interesting...and a little bizarre!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

Statues of people have been submerged to form a new reef (similar to sinking old ships so a reef can develop). It was eerie to see them and all their different postures and expressions. I snorkeled, so was confined to viewing them from afar...I think if you saw them closer via scuba, it would be fascinating.

Visited April 2013
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“EXCELLENT CHANGE OF SCENERY”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

After a while the reefs take on the appearance of being mostly the same, however, the Cancun Underwater Museum is a pleasant change for snorkeling off the coast of Cancun and offshore from Isla Mujeres. The sunken statues to soon become reefs of their own are a brilliant idea and sight to see for all.
I highly recommend it to anyone for a thrill and bring a underwater camera for memories.

Visited April 2013
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“Amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013

We sought out Lorenzo Sousa to take us snorkeling for the day....seeing the Underwater Museum is worth your time. It's amazing and something you'll probably never see anywhere else --- it's very cool!

Visited April 2013
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“Not much to see if you are snorkeling”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2013

The statues are so far below the surface that it's hard to see any detail on them. I was taken here on a snorkeling trip, and we only spent about 15 minutes looking around. It would be more interesting as a dive so that you could fully explore the statues and look for the beginnings of an artificial reef forming. As a snorkel site, it's pretty terrible. Stick to the shallow reefs and tropical fish to get your money's worth.

Visited April 2013
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