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History of Diving Museum

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Address: 82990 Overseas Highway, at MM 83, Islamorada, FL 33036
Phone Number: 305-664-9737
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Visual history through diving

First, be sure you get the $2 off admission coupon that is pretty much everywhere in town. I think they even have them in the museum itself. We got ours at the dive shop. It is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

First, be sure you get the $2 off admission coupon that is pretty much everywhere in town. I think they even have them in the museum itself. We got ours at the dive shop. It is a small museum, but it is worth the price for divers to get a rich look at the history of this sport. I especially... More 

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Riverview, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

If you are a diver or have any interest in SCUBA this is the place for you. Military discount. Such an interesting collection of scuba and pre-scuba equipment. Wonderful replicas and well researched displays of information. The history goes back to the very beginning of breath-hold diving, to hard-hat diving, to modern SCUBA and rebreather technology. There is something for... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My husband was a Navy hard-hat diver in the 1970's. He loved showing me all around and talking about his Navy days. It was all very interesting.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I've driven by this building a million times and never would have stopped...but I'm glad my 11-year old convinced me to visit! So interesting for divers and non-divers. My son loved the treasure display. Very well put together. We spent an hour and a half here.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was a must visit on our Scuba trip. And want a treat. Very organized. Great employees and store. And what a collection of dive gear. I will be sending books from my personnel library for their collection. A return trip will be necessary.

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Fulshear, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This collection is outstanding, and is presented very well. We stopped by with our two younger boys (4 & 7) and they even had a great time looking at all the cool old diving stuff. You can get a kids scavenger hunt sheet from the folks when you check in and they can make a game of finding and checking... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Not much of a museum guy, especially when I gotta pay for it. This place was worth the visit! Good details on history & very nice collection of rare diving helmets.

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Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My hubby is retired after ~30 years in the USCG. He served in Vietnam. He has been diving for approximately 50 years. He dived in the Mark 5 to 500ft, completed over 1,000 dives and had the honor to have met Carl Brashear. He is a Trimix Instructor, and just completed his Rebreather Instructor course. When we toured this museum... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

To see all of the crazy contraptions that we have come up with to try to stay underwater is so interesting that it kept "hard-to-please" tweens asking questions. The amount of effort to collect this information, all the equipment and paraphernalia, while keeping it interactive and exciting is not to be missed. If driving by, definitely worth the stop!

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you are a diver...you will LOVE this place! There was not one DISLIKE... It was very informative..and interactive... so very cool!

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Address: 82990 Overseas Highway, at MM 83, Islamorada, FL 33036
Phone Number: 305-664-9737
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada

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