Lonely Planet Writer

Cancún’s underwater museum to expand collection

If visiting a museum, let alone an underwater museum, isn’t something you associate with the Mexican party resort of Cancún, then think again.

Underwater Museum of Art, Cancun.
Underwater Museum of Art, Cancun. Image by 2il org / CC BY 2.0

The city’s Underwater Museum of Art is about to add another nine pieces to its collection of 500 statues, all situated at a depth of between 4 and 8 metres in the Caribbean Sea. All the statues are made of marine-life-friendly material, designed to help encourage reef development. Read more: travelweekly.com