Underwater Art Museums
Vibrant marine life and sculpture installation
Under the sea the ocean world has become an underwater art museum with galleries of submerged sculptures in Florida, Cancún, Grenada and beyond.
Exploring the watery depths of the ocean is an unforgettable experience, When the sculptures are carefully dropped to the seafloor, the art will be taken over by nature, as it quickly attract a wide variety of marine life and, over time, metamorphize into a living reef. This eco-tourism attraction not only entices art lovers and divers from around the country and around the globe, it provides a much-needed habitat for local marine life and fisheries.
The sculptor and professional underwater photographer, Jason deCaires Taylor underwater museums appear in different locations all over the world, reflecting the global concerns that affect underwater ecologies. The groups of sculptures can be conceptually viewed as a museum, each individual sculpture contains its own message.
9. Museo Atlantico Lanzarote
The first underwater art museum in Europe and the Atlantic Ocean. The installations is about 14 metres beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean in Bahía de Las Coloradas (Coloradas Bay), on the south coast of Lanzarote, Spain. It is situated within Lanzarote’s UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and is accessible to divers and snorkelers. Watch Show 8. Cancun Underwater Museum
The Cancun Underwater Museum is a non-profit organization based in Cancun, Mexico. Scuba dive in this incredible place devoted to conservation of the area. There are over 470 underwater statues in Cancun. Today these eerie statues are covered with algae and polyps of Coral, the plan worked and Cancun is now home to the biggest artificial reef in the world. Explore the unique and incredible underwater museum of art.7. Neptune Memorial Reef at Florida
Neptune Memorial Reef is a 16-acre Spooky underwater cemetery off the coast of Key Biscayne, Florida. Here, 40ft. down below in the Atlantic Ocean, you or your loved ones can have their cremated remains put inside a mausoleum. Bert “The Last Pirate of the Caribbean” Kilbride, the famous shipwreck diver, is buried here.6. Monterroso’s Underwater Museum
In Sandy Bay, off the coast of Roatan, Honduras, snorkelers can spot authentic pieces, including pre-Columbian burial masks and 17th-century sundials, along with replicas of Spanish galleon ships and Mayan-era monuments. Discover statues and artifacts underwater of the Maya era, Garifuna and Paya.5. Underwater Museum at Cape Tarkhankut
Beneath the surrounding waters of the Black Sea in Cape Tarkhankut, diver Vladimir Borumensky collected thousands of discarded busts and figures of erstwhile Communist icons—including Lenin, Stalin, and Marx—and turned them into a subaquatic 'Alley of Leaders.' Over the past 20 years, it's grown to more than 50 sculptures, from Paris's Eiffel Tower to London's Tower Bridge.4. Herod’s Harbor
A city that once served as a trade port for the Roman Empire now lies 20 feet below sea level off the coast of Caesarea, Israel. Snorkelers and divers can examine such artifacts as marble columns, anchors, and shipwrecks from Phoenician and Byzantine eras as they make their way through 36 exhibits.3. Christ of the Abyss
Adjacent to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the sculpture, 'Christ of the Abyss' rests at a depth of approximately 25 feet at a site called the Key Largo Dry Rocks in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The 8.6-foot sculpture with its outstretched arms have reached upward from its pedestal, rising so close to the surface that both divers and snorkelers can view the watery effigy with ease. Watch Show 2. Museo Subacuático de Arte
The underwater sculpture garden called, the Museo Subacuático de Arte (MUSA) located near Cancun is the world's largest underwater museum. Since its installation in 2009, the 500 sculptures are subsumed by the sea and transformed from lifeless stone into vibrant habitats for corals, crustaceans and other creatures. It offers incredible displays hidden 28 feet below the ocean's surface. However, the only way it can be explored is by diving or snorkelling.1. Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park
The Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park, off the west coast of Grenada, West Indies was created by British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. He crafted 65 concrete-and-rebar figures—a combination of human forms and still lifes—anchored beneath Moliniere Bay. Taylor. A snorkeling tour through the marine area allows travelers to get a fish’s-eye view of the works.
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