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.
Open Daily 10am - 5 pm
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SHOP MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1
Our Museum is constantly evolving. Dive in for a visit to see updates in several core exhibits.
Current Featured Exhibit: 15 Year Odyssey - Restoring our Oceans, Preserving our Heritage June 2nd through December 31st
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.
Immerse Yourself! Slavery and the Sea: Exploring the Transatlantic Slave Trade in The Florida Keys
December 18 at 7 PM
With Dr. Corey Malcom of the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society
The Florida Keys were never a hub for the Transatlantic Slave Trade, but because of their location as a gateway to the Caribbean, many significant, associated events occurred here. Archaeologist Corey Malcom, will speak about his organization’s efforts to document the history and archaeology of this time period.
Exhibits and Museum Store Remain Open until 6:45
PRESENTATIONS ARE ALWAYS FREE!
Diving With a Purpose, 15 Year Odyssey: Restoring Our Oceans, Preserving Our Heritage.
June - December 2019
This amazing exhibit focuses on underwater archaeology and how it has been used to understand the cultural and historical significance and stories behind shipwrecks and more.
It includes information about the Diving With a Purpose organization and how African American history plays an integral part in archaeological research and preserving our history.
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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