EXTREME DEEP Images

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Alvin Sphere Interior:
Alvin , Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s underwater workhorse, accommodates two scientists and a pilot in its 7-foot-diameter titanium sphere in the front of the submarine.

Titanic Model:
EXTREME DEEP includes a scale model of the Titanic , discovered in 1985, backed by actual footage taken at the site, which puts patrons virtually on top of the wreckage.

Deep Dive Encounter (Horizontal):
This area offers opportunities for hands-on exploration of life at the bottom of the sea. Museum visitors experience the wonder and beauty of the oceans’ middle waters and that of the very deepest sea.

Deep Dive Encounter (Vertical):
Museum visitors experience the wonder and beauty of the oceans’ deepest waters.

Actual Alvin underwater:
The three-person submersible Alvin can dive to just under 15,000 feet, enabling it to reach much of the world’s ocean floor. The sub typically makes 150-200 dives each year.