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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.


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.


Now Open! Aquanauts to Astronauts

Banner image for Aquanauts to Astronauts, a diver sits across from an astronaut with the title in the center.

Join the History of Diving Museum now until December 31st to catch our new featured exhibit: Aquanauts to Astronauts! Explore the fascinating relationship between diving and space travel, learn how NASA uses diving and living underwater to train astronauts for space, and much, much more!

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.

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Treasure Treat 2023

Treasure Treat Night!

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Family Halloween Event

Thurs. Oct 26th | 5:30-7 pm

Join the History of Diving Museum as we host our annual Halloween event. Admission is a $5 suggested donation. Bring the whole family for a night of haunted exhibits, kid's activities, trick-or-treating through the museum, and a costume contest with prizes at 6:15 PM.

Be sure to come dressed your best!

Proceeds go to benefit the Museum and the preservation of its collection, as well as our numerous outreach and educational programs.

Immerse Yourself 2023 Lecture Series Information


3rd Wednesday of Every Month - 7PM

Join us the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7pm for our FREE Immerse Yourself! presentation series!
Limited in-person seating, also available via ZOOM.

Each month we feature a guest speaker covering topics from all aspects of the diving industry and the marine environment.

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