History of Diving Museum is Temporarily Closed in Response to COVID-19
Updates and educational videos will be posted to our website: DivingMuseum.org as well as our Facebook and Instagram: @divingmuseum.
Thank you for your support, cooperation, and patience during this time.

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While we are closed to the public, we want to continue our educational outreach through YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.

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Every few days or so we will be posting pictures, videos, and stories about man's quest to explore under the sea. We look forward to reading comments and questions!

If you enjoy our outreach and are able to, please donate to HDM: DONATE PAGE

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The Story of Man's Quest to Explore Under the Sea

The History of Diving Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational institution dedicated to collecting, preserving, displaying, and interpreting artifacts, antiques, books, documents, photographs, and oral history relative to the History of Diving.

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Museum Exhibits

Our Museum is constantly evolving. Dive in for a visit to see updates in several core exhibits.


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We would like to invite you to be part of the Museum Family and Surface Support Team. Your visits, memberships, and contributions help us to preserve the rich history of “man’s quest to explore under the sea” and the Bauer Diving History Research Library.

Museum and Store Hours
Open Daily 10-5
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day

82990 Overseas Hwy, MM83
Islamorada, FL 33036

Immerse Yourself! Presentation Series

Join us on the third Wednesday of every month at 7 pm for our free Immerse Yourself! presentation series.

We feature speakers from all aspects of the diving industry.

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HDM 15 Year Anniversary

In Depth: 15 Years of the Diving Museum

Featured Exhibit

Summer 2020 - Winter 2020

Celebrating breakthroughs in diving, early pioneers, and 15 years at the History of Diving Museum!

Immerse Yourself 2020 Schedule

IMMERSE YOURSELF! Presentation Series

3rd Wednesday of Every Month - 7PM

Join us the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7pm for our FREE Immerse Yourself! presentation series!

Each month we feature a guest speaker covering topics from all aspects of the diving industry and the marine environment.

On these days, the Exhibits remain open until 6:45, with the last ticket being sold at 6:15.

The Museum Store remains open through the  end of presentation.

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