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Museum of Man in the Sea

17314 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City, FL 32413-6038
+1 850-235-4101
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Definitely worth stopping!!!!

It was our last day in PCB & we knew it was going to be a rainy day so we planned to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura R
via mobile
Very interesting

Husband and I visited the Museum of Man in the Sea today and were glad we did. I never expected to... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Panama City Beach, Florida
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This museum offers exhibits on the history of diving.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cool stuff” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
17314 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City, FL 32413-6038
+1 850-235-4101
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our last day in PCB & we knew it was going to be a rainy day so we planned to visit, accordingly. My 9, 10 & 11 year old children initially wanted to sit at the hotel & wait for the rain to...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Husband and I visited the Museum of Man in the Sea today and were glad we did. I never expected to find such an extensive display of equipment and history. The young lady that worked there really made the visit great for us. She gave...More

Thank BonnieBrant
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This museum was very interesting.So informational about diving. I learned so much. One could touch everything that they had on display. It was awesome. Also, the lady at the front new everything there was about diving and the history on it. Would definitely recommend if...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Neat way to find out about the history of diving. Informative and interesting. It is a great place for adults and children of school age.

Thank CathyT322
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This museum is up and coming, and totally worth the stop if you have any interest in diving and/or Navy history. They have neat pictures and memorabilia of the aquanots who completed underwater missions. The SEALAB outside is interesting. Worth a visit and show your...More

1  Thank Alysse N
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My boyfriend and I visited on Valentine's Day. We had such a blast looking at all the artifacts from Sealab I-III. We spent probably an hour there. They gave a discount for military veterans which is awesome! We learned a ton of information about Sealab...More

Thank Nasagrl1326
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This museum looks a little shabby when you drive by, because there are all kinds of metal structures in the parking lot that are exposed to the elements, but it is a serious and unique collection focusing on the history of undersea diving. We stopped...More

1  Thank JoAnnP865
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I really loved this museum. Depending on your interest you could spend 45 minutes here or hours. There are a lot of historical items in the inside part of the museum that deal with the history of diving from ancient times to the present. Who...More

Thank Rempt2
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We decided to try this place just because of the unique topic. Outside are a number of diving machines and labs, inside is a real neat history of man below the sea. They have the SeaLab and a repro of SeaLabIII. The dioramas are well...More

1  Thank tank1050
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A neat place, but definitely a niche experience if you are into diving and scientific research underwater. They have a lot of artifacts and some interesting stories can be found. Overall, the space is not set up or presented well. Part of it seems to...More

Thank PotsieWeber
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Lisa J
29 June 2017|
Response from JoAnnP865 | Reviewed this property |
Allow 2 hours. Ask questions for the best experience.
Samantha M
11 May 2017|
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Response from m0mits | Property representative |
All underwater submersibles at the museum are inoperable. You may climb inside and look around in some of them, but unfortunately, they are not in water for you to take a ride. The museum is home to the United State's first... More
Mary R
12 March 2015|
Response from Ussafs3 | Reviewed this property |
$5 for adults