The History of Diving Museum is open daily.
Per CDC guidance as of 7/27/21: All persons aged 2 or older should now wear a mask in the History of Diving Museum. For groups of more than 10, please call for reservations or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Open Daily 10am - 5 pm
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Our Museum is constantly evolving. Dive in for a visit to see updates in several core exhibits.
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. Click on the image to the left to watch highlights from the exhibit!
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.
Visit the Museum's YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram pages to learn more about diving, industry pioneers, the underwater world and more!
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
Exploring Florida Keys Shipwrecks
Wed. September 15th at 7 pm
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary holds an extraordinary collection of shipwrecks that tell stories of our maritime past. Matthew Lawrence, Maritime Archaeologist for the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, will present on his investigations and ways the public can experience these wrecks or participate in research.
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.