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History of Diving Museum

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Address: 82990 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3600
Phone Number: 305-664-9737
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My boyfriend and i had a wonderful morning at the history of diving museum. So much history and so many great photo opportunities so don't forget your camera! If you have a couple... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and i had a wonderful morning at the history of diving museum. So much history and so many great photo opportunities so don't forget your camera! If you have a couple hours and want to learn some history this is the place for you!

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Interesting museum great for kids and adults. Who knew about the history of man's quest to go deep into the oceans, not me. Add to your list of stops as you meander your way down US 1. So much to see and do before Key West Will I Go Back? Yes great spot for out of town guests

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Hays, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was great. You could tell there were many thousands of ours a month that go into keeping the place running, upgrading the exhibits, and keeping the place looking sharp. Its a great place to look, learn, and touch very important history from the Diving industries over the last few decades.

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great collection of diving memorabilia. The history of diving is very interesting and there are some great artifacts. Even if you are not into diving, you will enjoy this museum and it doesn't take too long to go through.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent small museum on the Keys. Fantastic what a passionate founder did to show the history of diving. The museum doesn't look to great from the outside - too small and more like a shop. On the inside however it is a little gem. It is small but good for a short escape from heat or rain. The helium bar... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to take your family. Some artifacts and also lots of books about diving. Have a library room with older books. Maps. Gift shop.

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Ozark, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a diver, found this place very interesting. A lot of items related to diving on display. Makes one appreciate how easy we have it now as divers. Worth the time to stop.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had driven past this place on my way to Marathon, thought I would come back and take a look and was really pleased I did! This is a compact but fascinating museum. They have an amazing collection of many unique pieces. As a newly certified diver I found this the ideal place to fill in my lack of knowledge... More 

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south florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a very interactive place for kids with lots of interesting facts for the parents. there is only one "no touch" room and it is the masks and helmets. It was not very big but it took about an hour and a half of a rainy day for a decent price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I saw this museum on the way to our rental cottage, and we decided it would be a good thing to do if the weather didn't cooperate during our week's stay. We had mostly great weather, so we had to just go on a warm afternoon. Boy, we were glad we did. There's so many interesting things... More 

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