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Cancun Underwater Museum

Photo Courtesy of Jason deCaires TaylorThe Cancun Underwater Museum officially opened its doors on 26 November 26 2010, completing the exhibition titled “The Silent Evolution” by artist Jason deCaires Taylor.

With 400 life-size sculptures submerged, this completed phase two of the world’s largest underwater museum, located in the beautiful waters of Cancun. Just days after almost all the sculptures were submerged, the welcoming they received by Mother Nature was amazing, with hundreds of swarming Gray Angel fish, that up until now, were rarely seen around the Manchones area. The main gallery is formed by 400 life-size figures, based on real people. Its building required 18 months of hard work, 120 tons of cement, 400 kg of silicone, 3,800 glass fiber and more than 120 submarine work hours, as well as effort and dedication from a committed team with a dream, that began almost two years ago. To read more, visit Cancun - The Official Travel Information website at or the Museo Subacuatico de Arte (MUSA) at

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Photo Courtesy of Jason deCAires Taylor. Check out this great special to dive the Underwater Museum
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