MSC Magnifica


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The MSC Magnifica was built in 2010 and is among MSC’s 21 ships in its fleet. The Magnifica is included in the cruise line’s Musica Class. In the cruise ship stats below, you’ll find the MSC Magnifica vs all of the other MSC ships.

MSC Magnifica Size

How big is the MSC Magnifica? Below, you’ll find all of the relevant cruise ship stats, specs and dimensions for the MSC Magnifica. Included in these statistics are passenger capacity, length, year built, year renovated, cost to build, gross tonnage, engine info, number of rooms, deck counts and more!

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MSC Magnifica Capacity

Passenger Capacity refers to the total number of people that the MSC Magnifica can accommodate. Of course, there are also crew members on board. Below, find the total onboard capacity, including staff and cruise guests.



MSC Avg: 4,298 guests

MSC Magnifica Passenger Capacity: The passenger capacity for the MSC Magnifica is 3,223 guests. The average capacity for the 21 active ships in MSC’s fleet is 4,298 passengers. The passenger capacity range for all MSC ships has a minimum of 2,550 guests and a maximum of 6,850 passengers.



MSC Avg: 1,255 staff

MSC Magnifica Crew Members: Staff on the MSC Magnifica include 1,027 crew members. That’s a guest to staff ratio of 3.2:1. The average MSC ship includes 1,255 employees and has a passenger to staff ratio of 2.9:1.

MSC Magnifica Passenger Capacity and Crew

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MSC Magnifica Length

How long is the Magnifica? From end to end, the MSC Magnifica length equals 963 feet (294 meters). Compare that to the average ship length of all 21 active vessels in MSC’s fleet, measuring 1024 feet (313 meters).


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MSC Avg: 1,024 feet

The smallest MSC ship (in terms of length) measures 902 feet (275 meters) from end to end. The longest vessel spans 1112 feet (339 meters).

Our chart below shows the length of the MSC Magnifica vs all other active MSC ships.

MSC Magnifica Ship Length

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MSC Magnifica Built Date

When was the MSC Magnifica Built? The MSC Magnifica was built in 2010 and joined the cruise line’s Musica Class.

MSC includes 21 active ships. The oldest in the fleet was built in 2001. The average MSC ship is 9 years old and the median build date for all active ships is 2013


built date

MSC Avg: 2007

When was the last MSC Magnifica Dry Dock? The MSC Magnifica experienced dry dock improvements in 2019.


renovation date

Renovations included the following: MSC Magnifica experienced a dry dock effort in March 2021. The ship was stretched by 75 feet (23 meters) during this $160 million dollar refurbishment. Two new restaurants were added as well as a new shopping area and water park. Stateroom renovations include the addition of 215 new cabins, 92 of which are balcony staterooms. The ship had technical renovation work completed as well, including the addition of a shore-power system and Advanced Wastewater Treatment.

MSC Magnifica Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the MSC Magnifica ship class?

The ship belongs to the MSC class of ships known as the Musica class.

What is the MSC Magnifica capacity?

We're often asked how many passengers are on the MSC Magnifica. The ship's capacity is 3,223. When comparing the occupancy to the average MSC passenger capacity, you'll find that the average ship in the fleet holds 4,298 guests. Feel free to look at our graph above to see where this ship falls in line with all other live MSC ships.

Is the MSC Magnifica a good ship?

Each of MSC's ships offers a unique layout with features and activities catered to all. Whether the MSC Magnifica is right for you will depend on your individual preferences. Do you prefer a larger or smaller ship with many or fewer guests? Are you hoping for many family activities or entertainment options for an older clientele. Our deck maps layout and activities list provide a helpful guide to what you'll find on board. Feel free to explore the see if this ship is suited towards your preferences.

How long is the MSC Magnifica?

From end to end, the Spectrum of the Seas length equals 963 feet (294 meters). Compare that to the average ship length of all , active vessels in MSC fleet, measuring 1,024 feet (313 meters). Please see our size comparison chart above to see how this ship falls in line with all other active ships in the fleet.

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