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A nice play to stop and get out of the hot heat in the keys. Was interesting learning about the... read more

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Ken M
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Definitely worth a visit, very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Lots of information and artefacts... read more

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The Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving, displaying, and interpreting artifacts, antiques, books, documents, photographs, and oral history relative to the History of Diving. We tell the international story of man's attempts to explore...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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82990 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3600
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All reviews amazing collection rainy day scavenger hunt interactive displays non divers treasure hunting great artifacts underwater exploration on display gift shop self guided tour all ages well worth the visit great stop worth a stop few hours key west
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Reviewed yesterday

A nice play to stop and get out of the hot heat in the keys. Was interesting learning about the history of diving including the different type of suits used for scubs diving. Kids loved doing the treasure hunt around the museum

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ken M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit, very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Lots of information and artefacts. Very enjoyable

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting experience as I’m a diver myself. A meticulously curated museum with tons of items and thorough research. Some parts are quite technical and towards the latter stages one perhaps gets a little tired of dive helmets. The museum shop is in it self...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank dmpSweden
Emilydiving, Public Relations Manager at History of Diving Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate your review! That is one of my goals working here at the Museum, is to inspire kids about the ocean! It is great to hear that you felt they would get a lot out of visiting.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have any interest in diving, this is definitely worth stopping at, if you're in the general area. We spent at least an hour there and it kept the 5 of us well interested. There is an amazing collection of items and information to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Nelson186
Emilydiving, Public Relations Manager at History of Diving Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review! The Museum is defiantly a nice reprieve from the Florida heat or rain.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a diver for 30+ years and learned more about diving in two hours at this museum than any diving agency ever taught me. Great place for divers and non-divers to learn some exciting stories about how diving started around the world. Take...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kma3323
Emilydiving, Public Relations Manager at History of Diving Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! It's great to hear you learned new information about diving and its history. We appreciate your support of the Museum!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very informative and way more than we expected. The person working in the gift shop was so helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank cndhunt
Emilydiving, Public Relations Manager at History of Diving Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We really try to connect with our visitors and make them feel as welcome as possible.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the stop! Incredible collection and very well displayed! Great staff, exhibits were very well done - well worth stopping and learning about all things diving! Great gift shop too!!!!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Carrie W
Emilydiving, Public Relations Manager at History of Diving Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Carrie for your awesome review! We are glad you learned some new information about diving and history.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived early for our AirBnB so decided to take a trip to the museum as two of our party dive. Very friendly welcome from the staff. Interesting exhibits with good explanation. If you’re a diver or have any interest in the sea you will find...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ThreeWelshKings
Emilydiving, Public Relations Manager at History of Diving Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your review! The Museum really is an excellent way to pass the time indoors and out of the heat this time of year.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I fyoulike diving this is a stop for you. Lots of history here. I think they have every type of scuba helmet ever made.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bigfoot70068
Emilydiving, Public Relations Manager at History of Diving Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! I am not sure if we have every helmet ever made, but I bet it's up there.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting information shown in an easy to understand timeline of diving All questions answered by staff with ease. I enjoyed it

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ballerina_1852
Emilydiving, Public Relations Manager at History of Diving Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words! It is always nice to hear from our visitors how they enjoyed their trip to the Museum!

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Adults $12; Children 5-11 $6; Seniors/Retired Military $11; Students w/ ID $9; Children Under 5 FREE
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