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Bay Islands Underwater Museum

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The entire island is an underwater museum, really.

The underwater museum makes for a great family attraction. You don't have to get wet to experience... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
RoatanCommunity
Wonderfully informing

We stumbled upon the museum during a day trip and are so glad we did. Though small, it is very... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
IslandManRides
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27 Apr 2017
“The entire island is an underwater museum, really.”
10 Mar 2017
“Wonderfully informing”
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An awesome snorkeling adventure at the depth of a swimming pool. The Bay Islands Underwater Museum will take you on a guided snorkel tour of one of the most beautiful reefs in the Caribbean and so much more! Discover Mayan artifacts, a Spanish...more
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Main Road Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
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+504 9477-4511
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The underwater museum makes for a great family attraction. You don't have to get wet to experience what lies beneath the surface.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

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 thing. Strongly recommend for an hour stop. Easy parking,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank IslandManRides
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice, clear water, calm and a good place to learn to snorkel. All equipment is included in the price. The underwater artifacts were interesting and the guides were very helpful. It was a good experience for my daughter who had never snorkeled before.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank SLRNewOrleans
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We had a very nice day with good weather. The guides were Sam and Carlos who were very attentive to the small group of 9. The museum was more of an underwater feature representing the history of the area. The guides were great about pointing...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Don't go if there is any chance the water visibility is low. It was a beautiful day on the beach but because of the weather the previous weeks the water was to rough to get good views of the museum. The tour guides though were...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank lvalenti_12
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

This is a good choice for amateur snorkelers. We had kind of a big group, which made it difficult to swim in a group to follow the guides. However the coral is low enough down that you can swim around some on your own, as...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Kelli A
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Now technically closed but still easy to get to. The place that owed it closed recently and is now a dive company. However, if you have access to a boat, you can get there easy enough. Also, if you happen to stay at Hobbies Hidaway,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank 187charlesj
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We did the underwater museum while visiting the area on a cruise. The museum was average but the coral and reef were amazing! The sunken replica artifacts were neat to see but the reef and fish were what made it worth while. The beach after...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank WJLTulsa
Reviewed 7 October 2014

I am a scuba diver, but had a blast checking out the cheeky underwater museum by snorkle. Great excursion for kids as well. The atmosphere on the beach with the "Gilligans Island style" bar is awesome for a photo shoot! Bring your sunscreen, your own...More

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank mabarley777
Reviewed 23 August 2014

First, a disclaimer: I have not paid the fee and actually done the Underwater Museum tour. I have often stayed nearby and have snorkeled the "museum" independently several times. I've observed the tour groups but not actually interacted with the staff. I assume a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2014
17  Thank idiotsabroad
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