Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, Hamilton

4.4
#2 of 8 in Museums in Hamilton
Dive into the fun and educational displays at Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. Opened in 1997, the museum presents the myths and facts of the deep sea and Bermuda’s historic shipwrecks through a combination of interactive displays and intriguing artefacts. Discover lost underwater riches in the “Treasure Room,” a vast collection of jewels, gold, and artifacts retrieved from the depths by Bermuda’s legendary scuba diver, Teddy Tucker. The star exhibit here is the mesmerising shell collection, an enchanting array of over 1,200 shells owned and collected by Jack Lightbourn. It is though to be the largest private collection of shells in the world. Plan your visit to Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Hamilton trip itinerary planner .
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  • multiple levels of low cost fun for everyone there is a trolley that takes u there and all other historic landmarks in Hamilton or you can have a 15 minute walk from Front Street  more »
  • My husband and I so enjoyed the interactive museum exhibits and impressive seashell displays! We spent an afternoon here on our honeymoon and would have loved to have spent even more time, if we hadn'...  more »
  • I felt this was an excellent interactive experience explaining the history of Bermuda and its underwater exploration initiatives. Should not be missed, especially if you have children with you. Great ...  more »
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  • Great place for Kids to Understand Underwater life :) Staff is amazing! I believe BUEI offers one of the best event rental spaces with class. We have been coming here for years for events and must say we are delighted every time. Staff is never hesitant to stay an extra hour or 2 in fact so that you can set up and tear down conveniently..
  • Great facility. Lots to see and lots of information provided in different methods. Both my child and I enjoyed it quite a bit. Great location, an easy stroll from the ferry terminal. The selfie station was super fun, as was the shark cage.
  • Enjoyed our visit here. Many interesting exhibits. The best one was the Bermuda Triangle exhibit. Very friendly staff. Admission is $15. Great for kids.
  • Nice place near the city, perfect with kids
  • BUEI is a great local resource for learning about a range of things related to Bermuda's relationship with the ocean. Fun and interesting for both children and adults. It's also a popular place for school field trips.
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