Art at Sea. 5 Underwater Museums Dedicated to the Deep Blue of the Oceans and Seas

    Art at Sea. 5 Underwater Museums Dedicated to the Deep Blue of the Oceans and Seas

    Art at Sea. 5 Underwater Museums Dedicated to the Deep Blue of the Oceans and Seas
    Tania
    4:56 PM EDT, October 24, 2021, updated: 5:33 PM EDT, October 26, 2021

    You usually visit them in a diving suit, in special boats or through a system of hollow tunnels. Underwater museums are the latest trend that is winning the hearts of tourists.

    Here are the most impressive existing underwater museums in the world.

    #1 Musan in Cyprus (Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa)

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    This Impressive Museum Opened in July off the Coast of Cyprus

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    It Can Only Be Visited With Diving Equipment

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    It Has 93 Sculptures Created by Jason Decaires Taylor

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    The Space Created Is Intended to Help Viewers Explore the Relationship Between Man and Nature

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    #2 Musa in Mexico (Museo Subacuático de Arte)

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    Located off the Coast of Cancun, It Has Been in Existence Since 2009. It Was Largely Its Success That Popularized the Idea of Underwater Museums

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    It Has About 500 Sculptures Also Created by Jason Decaires Taylor

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    The World Created by the Sculptures Seems Both Absurd and Unreal, Yet Close to Our Own

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    They Are Visited With Scuba Diving Equipment, or Special Boats

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    #3 Archaeological Marine Park of Baia, Italy

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    This Museum Is Much Different From the Previous Two, as It Was Created by Nature Itself

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    The Archaeological Marine Park of Baia Is a Sunken Maritime Town That Served as a Seaside Resort for Wealthy Romans Many Centuries Ago

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    Many Emperors Spent Time Here and Had Their Estates

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    Many Mosaics, Fragments of Baths, Villas, a Road and Other Parts of the Town Have Survived

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    #4 Underwater Museum of Art in Florida

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    Located in America’s Grayton Beach National Park, the Underwater Museum Is Vying to Be One of the Most Impressive of Its Kind in the World

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    It Already Contains a Sizable Collection of Sculptures, and New Ones Are Added to It Every Year

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    In Its Case It Is Difficult to Talk About Any Coherent Message, Americans Bet on Quantity and Momentum, Although It Is Clear That It Is Only the Beginning

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    The World Created by the Sculptures Seems to Be Strongly Surreal

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    #5 Museo ATLántico on the Spanish Island of Lanzarote

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    As the Creators of the Museum, Which Opened in 2016, Themselves Admit, It Was Inspired by Mexico’s Musa

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    It Has About 300 Sculptures Located in an Area of 2734.033 (ft2). Most of Them Are Located About 39ft. Below Sea Level

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    The Collection Is Intended to Draw Attention to the Problems Associated With Climate Change

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    The Tour Is Accompanied by Experienced Divers

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    BONUS: The Ocean Atlas

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    This massive sculpture measures 16ft. and weighs 60 tons. It lies off the coast of the Bahamas. The sculpture of the girl refers to the Greek titan Atlas supporting the firmament of the sky. She is the work of Jason deCaires Taylor and is now considered the largest underwater sculpture by this artist.

    Would you like to visit any of them?

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