History of Diving Museum is excited our visitors are back! Come and see what's new at the Museum.

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In Depth: 15 Years of the Diving Museum

Featured Exhibit

Now Open - Winter 2020

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


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HDM's Halloween Costume Contest

Click the button below to learn how YOU can participate in the Museum's virtual costume contest!

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

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 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 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 Store

Open Daily 10am - 5 pm
Shop Online 24/7

Dive in and check out our Museum Quality Products
Find Unique Gifts for Everyone

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Museum Exhibits

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


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 “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.

See Schedule of Museum Events

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Immerse Yourself! I.CARE Restoring Islamorada's Reefs

Wed. November 18th at 7 pm

Learn about the status of Islamorada's reef systems and what is being done to help save and restore them.  Join Kylie Smith PhD, the Co-Founder and Project Manager for I.CARE as she provides information about how to become involved with cleanups, coral outplantings and more.

2020 Immerse Yourself 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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