European Heritage Days - The Prado artificial reefs


Saturday, September 16, 2023, Marseille Natural History Museum, Palais Longchamp



In 2008, the City of Marseille submerged 400 artificial reefs in Prado Bay. For the past 15 years, regular monitoring has been carried out to assess the effects of the operation.


  • 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm: Presentation of latest scientific results by Thomas Changeux (MIO).
  • 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Immersive dives on the artificial reefs 3D animation with virtual reality helmets, offered by the City of Marseille's Direction de la Mer.


The European Heritage Days program