History of Diving Museum Educational Programs
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History of Diving Museum
82990 Overseas Hwy (MM83)
Islamorada, FL 33036
305-664-9737

Open 10-5 Daily

All minors need to be accompanied by an adult sign

School and Youth Organization Tours

Show your students the real-world applications of their studies. Enrich their knowledge of what humans have accomplished in their quest to explore under the sea.

The History of Diving Museum is the perfect place for a field trip for your school or youth organization! We offer custom programming such as guided tours, presentations and hands on activities. All of our programs provide the opportunity to touch, explore, and immerse yourself in the exhibits.​

Youth/Student Group Rates
Ages 6-11 (Elementary and middle school age groups) - $6.00 per person, with a minimum of 12 paid​
Ages 12-21 (High school and post-secondary age groups) - $11.00 per person, with a minimum of 12 paid​
Accompanying teachers, troop leaders, and/or chaperones - one free adult per six paying students, additional adults are $11.00 per person.
Groups with youth under 14 years of age require a minimum of one chaperone per 6 children.

Tours should be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.

To make reservations, please call us at 305-664-9737 or email programs@divingmuseum.org and we will be happy to assist you.

Museum in Motion - Off Site Educational Presentations
HDM staff and volunteers have unique educational outreach programs tailored to schools and universities to introduce students to the international story of "the quest to explore under the sea". The programs incorporate a presentation and hands-on activities.

​We can also schedule visits to schools, colleges and groups outside the Keys.

Contact Lisa Mongelia, Executive Director, to see how Museum in Motion can dive in near you. (director@divingmuseum.org or 305-664-9737)

General Tours and Presentations

The Museum welcomes groups of all sizes for a self guided tour of the exhibits. We offer guided or self-guided tours, as well as presentations tailored to the interests of your group.

Group Admission and Guided Tour Rates
Group Admission Rate Self-Guided Tour - $11.00 per person, with a minimum of 12 paying adults - group leader is free
Group Guided Tours or Special Presentations - $15.00 per person, with a minimum of 15 paying adults

Please call two weeks in advance of your visit for guided tours or presentations so that we may ensure your visit is the best it can be.  305-664-9737 or email programs@divingmuseum.org

Lectures and Programs

Immerse Yourself!
The Museum offers a free program at 7 PM on the third Wednesday of every month covering special topics such as regional diving history, marine archaeology, new technologies, diving safety, and more. These programs are FREE to the public.  Click here for updated schedule.

Dive Into History
The Museum also offers several special presentations and events throughout the year. These programs are often coordinated with a local dive shop for an optional dive or snorkel on a local reef or wreck. Check our Events page for upcoming events, programs, and pricing.

Speaker Requests

The Museum has speakers who are available to come to your location or participate via live streaming presentation for your group. Please email programs@divingmuseum.org for more information.

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