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Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI)

About

Explore deep-ocean environments without ever dipping a toe in the water. Located in the City of Hamilton, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) houses artefacts and interactive exhibits to help promote an understanding of our oceans. BUEI is very popular with kids and families, with a range of attractions to suit all ages. You’ll find coral-encrusted coins and other treasures pulled from shipwrecks, a simulated shark cage dive, an astounding seashell collection and exhibits revealing the mysterious marine life of the sea-bottom. After you’ve worked up an appetite, head nearby Harbourfront Restaurant for lunch or dinner situated right on Hamilton Harbour.

Admission Price

$15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 children, children 5 years and under FREE

Hours

Sun: 10 am – 5 pm
Mon: 10 am – 5 pm
Tues: 10 am – 5 pm
Wed: 10 am – 5 pm
Thur: 10 am – 5 pm
Fri: 10 am – 5 pm
Sat: 10 am – 5 pm

BUEI

Quick Facts

Special Features: Good for Groups, Kid-Friendly, Meeting Facilities on Site, Wedding/Event Venue on Site

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TripAdvisor® Traveller Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

based on 252 reviews


CapeCodDiamonds | Oct 23, 2017

“Educational and Fun!”

A visit to BUEI is exciting, informative, and entertaining. The center brings the natural world and our role in preserving its beauty to life in an engaging way. There are beautiful shell exhibits...

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Meetings & Conferences

Conveniently located in the City of Hamilton, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) makes a memorable setting for business meetings, retreats, luncheons and more. The Main Lobby, with its sparkling terrazzo floors and suspended giant-squid replica, is ideal for cocktail receptions. The Tradewinds Theatre has a large screen, audio-visual system and DVD/Blu-ray capabilities for presentations, workshops and lectures. Or, host a lunch or dinner at Harbourfront Restaurant, with tempting sushi and tempura bars and unrivalled views of Hamilton Harbour.

Rooms/Meeting Spaces

On-Site Catering: Yes

Main Lobby

Lower Lobby

Tradewinds Auditorium

Theatre Style Capacity: 148

Cable & Wireless Room

Royal Caribbean Room

Overlook Lounge

Reception Capacity: 60

Quick Facts

Special Features: Good for Groups, Kid-Friendly, Meeting Facilities on Site, Wedding/Event Venue on Site

Social Media Links

Weddings

Harbour views, nautical ambience and a central City of Hamilton location make the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) an unforgettable backdrop for your special day. Have your wedding in one of several striking indoor spaces, or float above the water at the elegant Harbourfront Restaurant, with a terrace that juts over Hamilton Harbour to provide dazzling vistas and a romantic open-air setting. Menu options include fresh seafood, dry-aged meats and sushi and tempura bars not found anywhere else in Bermuda.

Wedding/Events Spaces

On-Site Catering: Yes

Main Lobby

Lower Lobby

Tradewinds Auditorium

Theatre Style Capacity: 148

Cable & Wireless Room

Royal Caribbean Room

Overlook Lounge

Reception Capacity: 60

Quick Facts

Special Features: Good for Groups, Kid-Friendly, Meeting Facilities on Site, Wedding/Event Venue on Site

Social Media Links

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