Roatan Underwater Museum, Roatan

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Uncover an underwater world brimming with marine life and historical artifacts at Roatan Underwater Museum. Snorkel in the warm waters and discover artifacts that span thousands of years, including a Spanish galleon, pre-Columbian figures, canoes from African settlers, and a submerged Mayan cemetery. The Mesoamerican Reef System that surrounds this island means you'll be sharing the water with thousands of underwater creatures, so keep your eyes peeled for manta rays, eels, and sea turtles. This unconventional museum is best explored when there is good visibility in the water. To visit Roatan Underwater Museum on your trip to Roatan, use our Roatan trip builder tool .
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  • The underwater museum makes for a great family attraction. You don't have to get wet to experience what lies beneath the surface.  more »
  • Corals and marine fauna, exceptional. A very good experience. To enjoy nature in a pleasant climate.
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  • 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...  more »

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