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Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute

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

On arrival, we were told it would take about an hour and a half to go around - we spent three hours! As we were there out of season, there were only a couple of other visitors so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
janemarshall94
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival, we were told it would take about an hour and a half to go around - we spent three hours! As we were there out of season, there were only a couple of other visitors so we were able to try all the different activities - 'treasure' hunts to find out about local sea life, history and ship... More 

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Iowa
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to have lunch but the venue as an "institute" is a bit lacking. Not much of interest and the "shark cage" must be seen as a joke (repeating video of sharks coming at you while you stand in a fake "cage"). The 3D glasses are nice if they work (one of ours didn't). Mostly a place on the... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We held a conference here with our clients from Pembroke tile. Oh my gosh! The staff did an amazing job. The sushi and sandwiches were awesome and the venue is GORGEOUS!!

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Thank Lindy B
Boyne City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful museum with lots of interactive exhibits. Most amazing shell collection we have ever seen. The Americas Cub exhibit has Virtual Reality and lots if video with some interactive. If you want to know how a sailboat can go 50 kits in a 25 kt wind come here!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a large museum but we found some interesting areas and had a pleasant visit for a couple of hours. I never knew much about the America's Cup (to be hosted by Bermuda in 2017) but there was an interesting display in the museum. It includes goggles you put on that allows you to look around as the... More 

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Southampton Parish, Bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I lived in Bermuda for many years and we had a family membership for BUEI. I love this place. It changes very little but it's always nice to visit and see the huge sea shell collection. As the kids grew up they noticed new things each time.

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Milford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It's a nice place to go on a rainy day. We didn't eat at the restaurant there but it looked good. I would take a cab if you're staying at the Hamilton Princess. It was about a 20 min. walk.

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Annapolis, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We are the sort of couple that goes thru a museum in an hour or less. But the BUEI kept us fascinated for 4 hours! (And then we ate a late lunch in the attached waterfront restaurant). There are so many interactive and unusual things to see and do that I can't pick favorites. My husband especially liked the display... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed myself here. It's a little different than other museums that I have visited. There's a "shark tank" that you can step into to kind of give you a feel as if you were in a real one. There's also another section which takes you "10,000 feet below sea level." It gives you a somewhat real life experience. Nice... More 

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florida
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33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is one of the most interesting places to visit. They have an incredible shell collection ocean history and currently have an outstanding Americas cup exhibit. They offer all kinds of lectures and once a month have movies. Very reasonably priced and a must for people who love the ocean. Can't wait to return

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