History of Diving Museum is excited our visitors are back! Come and see what's new at the Museum.
In Depth: 15 Years of the Diving Museum
Now Open - Winter 2020
Celebrating breakthroughs in diving, early pioneers, and 15 years at the History of Diving Museum
Online Vintage Dive Book Sale
While we were closed to the public, we wanted to continue our educational outreach through YouTube, Facebook, and 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
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.
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.
Underwater Exploration Weekend: August 15th & 16th
Weekend activities for the whole family!
Special scavenger hunt and virtual children's book reading.
Immerse Yourself! Quiet Strong, Sink or Swim
Wed. Aug 19th at 7 pm Cynthia will detail her father’s captivating life as the first African American Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician in the United States Armed Forces.
Master Chief Boatswain’s Mate Sherman Byrd was an expert in conventional, nuclear, biological, and chemical bomb disposal.
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.