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Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute

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Address: Crow Lane, Hamilton, Bermuda
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+1 441-292-7219
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

For kids and their parents: multimedia exhibits about underwater...

For kids and their parents: multimedia exhibits about underwater exploration such as The Dive, a seven minute ride that simulates deep sea diving.

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Fun and Informative

The institute is packed with fun and informative activities for both adults and kids. Pros: low cost ($15 per person); packed with information; interactive; shell collection... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
JE and JA D
Springfield, Virginia
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Springfield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The institute is packed with fun and informative activities for both adults and kids. Pros: low cost ($15 per person); packed with information; interactive; shell collection; bioluminescent "ride" (for kids); on the bus line. Con: quirky location for the ticket counter (it's inside the gift shop); the bioluminescence "ride" (for adults). Info: this institute is fun and informative and rises... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Stopped in during our visit in March 2016 (2 adults, 2 children). Bit of a walk from Hamilton center but worth the trip. It's probably a 1 - 1.5 hour visit to see everything here. The exhibit on the recovery of the silver ingots was very interesting as was the Tucker shipwreck exhibit. Do not miss the shell room as... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

By far the best museum in Bermuda, we were so glad we went! It was informative, interactive and we had a fantastic time! I highly recommend taking the time to explore this spot if traveling to Bermuda, you don't want to miss it!

Thank pohankalaura
Scottsdale, AZ
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73 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

A little more geared for families, I went to see the Teddy Tucker exhibit, which was great, BUT, the sea shell collection is a must to see, plan a little time to look at the shells as many are things you will not see anywhere else. Really nice staff by the way, and cute giftshop. Great for little ones.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

this a very interesting museum/attraction. Lots to interest children, but lots to interest adults interested in oceanography or the environment. The new section on the environment is exceedingly well done

Thank mr1950
Somerset Village, Bermuda
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365 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Learn about the underwater world of Bermuda & the various explorations that have taken place.....as others have said its especially welcome venue for a rainy day. Enjoy a extensive & varied shell collection.

Thank WishIWasSailing
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Learn about Bermuda at BUEI, beautiful shell collection and rotating exhibits--very educational and fun for couples or the entire family!

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Cambridge, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This is a nice visit especially on a rainy day. If you're short on time, this is a good attraction to see within an hour or less, as it is a pretty small building. The highlight for us was the large sea shell collection from around the world. Our second favorite display was the history of the diving bells and... More 

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Reviewed 21 January 2016

If this is your first time to Bermuda it is well worth a visit to BUEI. They have an exquisite Shell Collection one of the most beautiful in the world and a small but well layed out history of Bermuda's shipwrecks and treasures and the mystery of the beautiful emerald 'Tucker's Cross' Well worth the visit and great for a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

The only interesting in this building is the shells collection you are pretty much in and out the way it was explain was a shark exhibit included in the building not

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