Musa Museo Subacuatico de Arte, Isla Mujeres

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Admire art 8m (28 ft) below the water's surface at Musa Museo Subacuatico de Arte. The underwater museum, known locally as “MUSA”, was built in 2009 and is dedicated to attracting divers who would otherwise flock to the endangered Mesoamerican Reef. Exploring the underwater museum, you can marvel at more than 450 life-size statues, made from marine-grade cement that promotes coral growth. View the eerie statues, modelled on the residents of a nearby fishing village and depicting satirical scenes, or observe the Volkswagen piece that lobsters have made their home. Before you head to Isla Mujeres, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Isla Mujeres road trip site , to make sure you see all that Isla Mujeres has to offer, including Musa Museo Subacuatico de Arte.
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  • September 11, 2017
    The perfect place for diving with scuba but not snorkeling. Buying tours on local traders need to know that swimming is obligatory "bailouts so the water does not deviate. The statues are some 9 meters under water so little as it can be seen even in bright sunlight.
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  • September 8, 2017
    Neat little trip to see the underwater museum of cement statues on the ocean floor. The crystal clear waters make for easy viewing while snorkeling.  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    While it is good to know that is a completely artificial, never ceases to surprise the access to these places, within so much natural beauty, to be able to do this activity, without a doubt it complements the beauty of Isla Mujeres
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Isla Mujeres brims with accommodations catering to visitors looking to indulge in the region's excellent diving options. Budget-conscious travelers can find a selection of hostels and small guesthouses--many of which only accept payment in cash--just back from the beach. A larger selection of mid-range and luxury hotels offer views over the water, with the northern tip of the island serving as the most popular place to stay. Make sure you book your accommodations well in advance if visiting in peak season, from December to April.
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