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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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Very well done museum. More information than a non diver can appreciate. I am sure divers will be very fulfilled.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Naperville, Illinois
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very well done museum. More information than a non diver can appreciate. I am sure divers will be very fulfilled.

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful dive museum covering early dive techniques though to modern day equipment. Commercial diving equipment like the brass dive helmet. Makes me feel old when some of the equipment is from when I first started diving in the 1970s. Discounts are offered for children and senior citizens

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

What a facinating museum. The exhibits are layed out nicely, large plaques (easy to read), and fascinating presentations. Video and audio enhancements. Really great visit.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Very, very interesting walk through a very, very well organized museum. Many items dating back through history!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Traveled here with our high-school aged son. He was very intrigued with the exhibits and the vast history that is covered in this museum. We were pleasantly surprised at the depth of the collection. So glad we stopped in.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We had an extremely interesting tour today from Lisa Mongy in the History of Diving Museum. If you Scuba Dive you need to stop here and learn how it all started. Men and Women dreamed of being able to stay under water so they could enjoy the beautiful wonders of the sea, find treasure, salvage shipwrecks, and test dive gear.... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

With full disclosure, I'm involved with diving professionally so I really got a lot out of my visit to the museum. But...everyone in my family was really surprised at what they got out of it. The amount of historical equipment and artifacts in their museum is really very impressive. The museum effectively tells the entire history of man's exploration of... More 

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Decatur, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

You don't have to be a scuba diver to enjoy what this museum has to offer. It goes way back in history to the beginnings of diving and ends with the present day diving. It is a good experience to enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Small museum but very interesting, spent a hot afternoon visiting the museum and learned a lot. Kids were well entertained with all exhibits and scavenger hunt

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Really interesting place with lots of history. I very much enjoyed learning how diving has changed over time. I might have given 5 starts if there had been a few more interactive exhibits. Most of the museum is artifacts and explanations. Again, though, it was great learning experience and interesting to see. It's worth an hour or so of your... More 

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