The History of Diving Museum is open daily. All visitors and staff members must wear a mask over the nose and mouth at all times. For groups of more than 10, please call for reservations or email programs@divingmuseum.org.

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The Story of the Quest to Explore Under the Sea

The Florida Keys History of Diving Museum, Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  The Museum is dedicated to the preservation, education and exhibition of the History of Diving, with emphasis on the contributions of South Florida and The Florida Keys.

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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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Get Involved!

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 “the quest to explore under the sea” and the Bauer Diving History Research Library.

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Opening Soon!

Featured Exhibit: Diving In Pop Culture
April 21 - December 31, 2021

See representations of diving in literature, advertising, film, television, games, music, attractions, collectibles, and more, while examining connections amongst these works. From Reap the Wild Wind to Wes Anderson’s homage to Jacques Cousteau in Life Aquatic, there is something for everyone in this fun new exhibit.

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

82990 Overseas Hwy, MM83
Islamorada, FL 33036
305-664-9737
info@divingmuseum.org

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.

See Schedule of Museum Events

Visit the Museum's YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram pages to learn more about diving, industry pioneers, the underwater world and more!

History of Diving Museum's YouTube

History of Diving Museum's Facebook

History of Diving Museum's Instagram

Every few days or so we posted pictures, videos, and stories about the 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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Immerse Yourself! Women in US Navy Diving

Wed. May 19th at 7 pm

Learn about the Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal community as well as Diving and Salvage teams with Retired Rear Admiral Martha Herb.

Sponsored By:

Draves Family sponsor
caltagirone member sponsor
Immerse Yourself Schedule 2021

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.

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