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Address: 17314 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City, FL 32413-2020
Phone Number: 850 235 4101
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Description: This museum offers exhibits on the history of diving.

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Hidden little treasure.

What a cute little museum to spend an hour or so walking through. My husband and daughter scuba dive and she is interested in marine biology, so there was a lot for her to learn... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

What a cute little museum to spend an hour or so walking through. My husband and daughter scuba dive and she is interested in marine biology, so there was a lot for her to learn and see. We didn't even have it on our list of places to see while vacationing, but we drove by it and couldn't pass it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I love this place! There are all sorts of exhibits, friendly staff and a cheap price! I learned a lot here. Panama City is lucky to have this little gem!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I lived in Panama City Beach for 12 years and never went to this museum. 10 years later I came to visit and my mate wanted to go see this museum. I had drove by it many times and never stopped but it was a very cool find. Outside are many old guy vessels also the sea lab one which... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Cool old submersibles and examples of old diving history and equipment. It's not a big slick commercial operation but I'm glad to see this stuff preserved. My kid LOVES playing in the sub!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We spent a few hours here reading all the information. We thought it was a little bit basic in the building that it is housed in, but the price is so low, they probably can't afford to make it any nicer. We loved the outside exhibits. We learned so much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Visited today and had a great time. A nice little museum with cool indoor exhibits and diving relics outside. Some of the outside signs at each relic were worn off, but that did not lessen our enjoyment.

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Auburn, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The best items are free and are stored outside where you can walk right up to them and look inside. These artifacts are priceless.

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Panama City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great place to go if you are interested in the history of diving or just looking for something to do in the area. They have many exhibits inside and outside to explore.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you are a diver and interested in the history of diving, this is a great museum for you! They have many interesting exhibits from the beginning of diving to the present day. You can even try on one of those early dive helmets that weigh 100 pounds...very cool picture!

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Opelika, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is a very small museum dedicated to the history of diving and underwater exploration. Cheap enough that you really shouldn't miss it if you happen to be nearby. Plenty of things to see outside also, even if you never enter the door.

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