Dive Into This Museum Of Underwater Sculptures Built From Concrete

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Cancun, Mexico, and the Yucatan Peninsula are a vacationer’s paradise. But the picturesque Caribbean waters that surround these destinations are under considerable environmental stress.

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Enter the Museo Subacuatico de Arte, a museum of underwater sculptures built from concrete that is hospitable to coral and algae growth.

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Over time, these works of art will slowly transform into a thriving reef ecosystem.This unique excursion offers a view of the ocean like you’ve never seen before!

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The total installations occupy an area of over 420sq meters of barren substrate and weighing in at over 200 tons.

A perfect activity for all ages, you’ll be able to view the depths of the ocean without getting wet at all.

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The Museum aims to demonstrate the interaction between art and environmental science and form part of a complex reef structure for marine life to colonize and inhabit whilst increasing biomass on a grand scale.

All of the sculptures are fixed to the seabed and made from specialized materials used to promote coral life.

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