The World-Wide Impact of the South Florida Divinhood

The World-Wide Impact of the South Florida Divinhood Florida Keys historians have emphasized treasure salvage, but overlooked that this started with an invention called the […]

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Fleuss by Seibe 1878

Henry Fleuss: An Early SCUBA Pioneer

Henry Fleuss: An Early SCUBA Pioneer Henry Fleuss (1851-1933) was a diving engineer for Siebe, Gorman & Co. of London. He is widely recognized as […]

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Five Hobos in The History of Diving Museum

Five Hobos in The History of Diving Museum

Five Hobos in The History of Diving Museum If you’ve been to the History of Diving Museum before, on your next visit be sure to […]

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Homemade diving helmet collections

William Miller and William Dunn’s Divinhood

William Miller and William Dunn’s Divinhood Our team has been hard at work on transforming one of our most popular exhibits, The South Florida Room, […]

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Vintage Diving photos of The Diving Bell in action

Vintage Photos of The Diving Bell

Vintage Photo of The “Diving Bell” Welcome to Dive into History: The History of Diving Museum Collections Blog! This is our newest medium to share […]

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Board Members Jon Hazelbaker, Patti Gross assist Dr. Sally Bauer doing a Vintage Helmet Diver in Epcots Caribbean Coral Reef Aquarium

Vintage Diving into History at Disney

Diving into History at Disney The stated mission of the History of Diving Museum is to “tell the story of man’s quest to explore under […]

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Photo from the HDM vault of museum founder Dr. Sally Bauer holding the banner

The Writing on the Wall of the Bauer Diving Research Library

The Writing on the Wall On February 29, 2012 the ribbon was cut for the Bauer Diving Research Library. The personal collection of Museum founders […]

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Vintage diving photos of Wesley and Constance Mueller

Vintage Diving Photos – Diving in Style

Vintage Diving Photos – Diving in Style This week I’m taking the opportunity to air out some of the museum’s dirty laundry…literally. As I poked […]

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Art McKee the Father of Modern Treasure Hunting

Getting A Handle on Things

Getting A Handle on Things Well, it’s my second week here at the History of Diving Museum and I feel like I’m finally starting to […]

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History of Diving Museum Decompression Chamber

Under Pressure: Decompression Chambers

Under Pressure: Decompression Chambers I have to admit, decompression sickness and hyperbaric medicine are two things I know very little about. They are both complex […]

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