Located off the coast of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean is Museo Atlantico, Europe’s first underwater museum. Unlike a regular museum, all the sculptures at Museo Atlantico are 50 feet below water, which you can explore by scuba diving. The swim down will be well worth it, as it is unlike anything you've seen before!

READ MORE: You Can Stay At This Stunning Tree House In Bali For Under $55 A Night

There is plenty to see in Museo Atlantico. There are 300 life-size sculptures on display! All of the artwork is by British artist Jason deCaires Taylor who is famous for his underwater art. The largest artwork consists of 200 people arranged in a circle.

The sculptures address a variety of issues such as immigration, social media and global warming, and were designed to improve environmental awareness while promoting the opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty found in the ocean.

READ MORE: You Can Have Breakfast With Giraffes During Your Stay At This Amazing Hotel

To see the museum you will need to book a diving tour, and there are some from Puerto del Carmen, Costa Teguise and Fuerteventura. Each provides you roundtrip transfer from your hotel, transportation via boat to the dive site, and full diving equipment for €61 euro or approximately $92 CAD. For an extra €20 (approximately $30 CAD) they will provide you with a waterproof camera to use on the dive, and will give you a copy of your photos.

@veryredaembedded via  

For more about Museo Atlantico, or to book your tour, visit their website.

Comments are now closed.
Account Settings
Notifications
Favourites
Share Feedback
Log Out

Register this device to receive push notifications