Did you know that Underwater Museum Cancun (MUSA) is one of the main tourist attractions in Cancun? Of course, it is a unique exhibition in the world capable of captivating visitors with its indisputable originality.
The first things that come to mind when we talk about Cancun are paradisiacal beaches, exotic cocktails and vibrant nightlife. However, this Caribbean destination also has a suggestive cultural life... and the MUSA is excellent proof of this.
Underwater Museum Cancun: Everything you need to know
What is Underwater Museum Cancun?
The Underwater Museum Cancun is a Mexican museum of underwater sculptures designed by Jaime González Canto. It was inaugurated in 2010 in order to improve the state of conservation of the seabed. Today it is a remarkably successful cultural project that attracts nearly 200,000 visitors a year.
What will I find in the MUSA?
Underwater Museum Cancun houses 500 sculptures, most of them created by the British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. However, it also contains various works by Mexican sculptors such as Karen Martínez Salinas, Rodrigo Quiñones Reyes and Salvador Quiroz Ennis.
There are many reasons to consider MUSA a truly magical place. In addition, his works change as time goes by due to the action of the marine environment. In addition, it is common to find colorful schools of fish while admiring these works of art.
The MUSA sculptures have been made from marine cement with a neutral pH to favor the development of coral reefs. Among his most emblematic works, the sculptural ensemble "The Silent Evolution", "Understanding" and the "Anthropocene" stand out.
Where is Cancun Underwater Museum?
MUSA is located between the coast of Cancun and Isla Mujeres. Consequently, it will be very easy for you to get there if you stay in the Cancun resorts. Ferries set sail every day in the direction of this underwater gallery. The boats leave from Puerto Juárez, Punta Sam, Gran Puerto and the hotel zone.
How to explore the MUSA?
Snorkel or dive: the MUSA is accessible to all types of divers regardless of their level of experience.
Glass Bottom Boat: This 45-minute tour is the most comfortable way to visit this art gallery, and is ideal for those who don't know how to dive.
Jungle Tour: in this experience you are the one who drives the boat through the channels of the Nichupté lagoon. In addition, you can complement it with snorkeling.
Looking for Cancun villas to visit the MUSA?
If you want to get to know the MUSA, our Beachscape Kin Ha Villas & Suites hotel is your best option. Not in vain, we are only 30 km from the museum and we can organize your visit to it.
At Beachscape Kin Ha we have prepared everything for you to enjoy your trip with all five senses (babysitting, premium restaurants, free gym, swimming pool, gardens and more). Our facilities will take your comfort to the next level!
We put at your disposal one of the most exclusive resorts in the entire Caribbean so that you can enjoy an absolutely VIP stay. In fact, our Cancun villas and rooms have all kinds of amenities (air conditioning, Wi-Fi, terrace or balcony, etc.).
Our 4 star hotel with Cancun villas has everything you need to fully adapt to your needs. Thus, whether you travel alone, with your partner or with your friends or family, you will find the environment of your dreams to live a unique vacation.
Definitely, the Underwater Museum Cancun is a must-see when you spend your vacation in this Caribbean Eden.
Book your room at our hotel now and get ready to combine culture and fun in an unforgettable experience!