Explore Europe’s first underwater museum

Europe’s first ‘underwater museum’ opened today off the coast of Lanzarote. British Eco-sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor was the creator of Museo Atlántico, which consists of more than 300 life-size human statues and a 30-metre long, 100-tonne wall, amongst other elements. The installment is made entirely of pH-neutral materials and doubles as a large-scale artificial reef.

Pieces of the exhibition, installed in February 2016, have already enjoyed visits from angel sharks, shoals of barracuda, sardines, octopus, marine sponges and a butterfly stingray…