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

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Auburn, Indiana
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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Dothan, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

If you want to see some deep diving history, then this is your place. Exhibits include the different Sea labs and many other deep sea diving expositions. Well worth the stop!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

2nd year our scout pack visited this museum. Curator is very kind and knowledgeable. Price is right. A ton of history to be told in this institution... THANK YOU NSA PC for your efforts keeping this open. Donations to keep it alive is doing very well

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Waterloo, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We were in PCB on a dive trip, and I insisted we go to this museum sometime during the vacation and I'm SO glad we did. It's small and the artifacts outside are a little beatup/run down but how cool to actually see some of this stuff in person. Being able to view inside these pods that people used to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

My 17 yr old son and I visited this little but mighty museum and had a great and informative time. Got our pictures inside a real submarine and learned a lot in the process!

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