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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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Nice Dive Museum $5 well spent

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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105 reviews 105 reviews
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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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Oklahoma City, OK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is well worth the stop if you are interested in diving history, SEALAB or just enjoy museums. We visited in May, 2014 and it cost us $5 per person. The museum is only open Wednesday through Saturday (10 - 5). The museum is small but packed with interesting exhibits. Be sure and look around outside as well.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Located off Hwy. 98 (Back Beach Road) you’ll find the Man in the Sea Museum. It is a great way to experience the history of underwater exploration. There is a small admission fee and the museum is open everyday except Mondays.

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Address: Address: 17314 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City, FL 32413-2020
Phone Number: 850 235 4101
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City
Open Hours:
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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