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Key West, Florida, USA

Attractions in Key West, Florida

Amusements

  • Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
    35 East Quay Road, Key West, FL 33040
    The End of Southard Street in Truman Annex
    305-809-4700, The 6,400 square foot Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center is full of interactive exhibits that include native plants and animals of the Keys, both on land and underwater. ... more info  map

  • Fury Water Adventures
    631 Greene Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-294-8899, The beautiful crystal clear waters that surround our island are Key West’s top attraction. Enjoy Key West watersports on one of Fury Cat’s luxury 65' catamarans.... more info  map

  • Key West Aquarium
    1 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040
    888-544-5927, Located on Mallory Square in historic Old Town Key West, the Key West Aquarium is home to sharks, turtles, alligators, jellyfish, stingrays, tropical fish and other... more info  map

  • Mallory Square
    The Cayo Hueso y Habana HISTOREUM®, Shell Warehouse, Key West Shipwreck HISTOREUM® & Museum, Key West Aquarium, shopping, dining, the Key West Historical Memorial... more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Audubon House & Tropical Gardens
    205 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-294-2116, The historic home of Captain Geiger, this elegant historic home is filled with the finest of antiques and is complemented by an acre of attractive tropical gardens. A... more info  map

  • Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, The
    907 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-294-1136, A National Historical Landmark located in Old Town Key West, Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote in this Spanish Colonial-style home for more than 10 years. 30-minute... more info  map

  • Harry S. Truman Little White House
    111 Front Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-294-9911, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic house served as the naval station’s command headquarters during the Spanish-American War, World War I... more info  map

  • Heritage House Museum and Robert Frost Cottage
    410 Caroline Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-296-3573, This Caribbean Colonial house is filled with original furnishings, rare antiques, and artifacts collected by seven generations of families and the Robert Frost cottage... more info  map

  • Key West Light House & Keeper's Quarters Museum
    938 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-294-0012, Built to aid ships navigating the dangerous reef off of the lower Keys, this landmark lighthouse is one of the finest historical structures in Florida. The beautifully... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Historic Key West Cemetery
    701 Passover Lane, Key West, FL 33040
    305-292-6718, Walking tours of the Historic Key West Cemetery are offered twice a week by the staff of the Historic Florida Keys Foundation. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • East Martello Museum and Gallery
    3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL 33040
    305-296-3913, Built by the army in 1862 to protect Zachary Taylor from Confederate attack, this Civil War fort is now a museum filled with artifacts and displays of Florida Keys... more info  map

  • Flagler Station Over-Sea Railway Historeum Museum
    901 Caroline Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-295-3562, Known as "The Eighth Wonder of the World," visitors travel back in time at this unique museum to learn the amazing history of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railroad... more info  map

  • Key West Museum of Art & History
    281 Front Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-295-6616, Located in the circa 1891 Custom House, the most important historic building in South Florida, this museum features exhibitions which document the cultural history of... more info  map

  • Key West Shipwreck Historeum
    1 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-292-8990, Step back in time to the world of 1856 Key West while at this museum and learn about over 150 years of shipwrecking history in the Key West, the industry that made it... more info  map

  • Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society & Museum
    200 Greene Street, Key West, FL 33040
    Located in Downtown Key West
    305-294-2633, The Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society's 2,000 square foot conservation laboratory specializes in conserving underwater archaeological artifacts. The collection of... more info

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
    33 East Quay Road (Headquarters), Key West, FL 33040
    305-809-4700, Surrounding the entire archipelago of the Florida Keys, the 2,800 square nautical mile Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary includes the productive waters of Florida... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, The
    1316 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-296-2988, A variety of butterfly species from around the world, live caterpillars feeding and developing on their host plants, and over 20 exotic bird species, all under a... more info

  • Key West Garden Club, The
    P.O. Box 4131, Key West, FL305-294-3210, Located where White Street meets the Atlantic Ocean, the Key West Garden Club, a non-profit organization; and the West Martello Tower, a Civil War fort and National... more info

Tours & Cruises

  • Conch Tour Train
    1805 Staples Avenue, Suite 101, Key West, FL 33040
    888-916-8687 (TOURS), The 90-minute Key West tour begins at the Front Street Depot, ending right behind it in Mallory Square. Truval Village, the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, Key West... more info  map

  • Ghosts & Legends of Key West Tour
    429 Caroline Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-294-1713, Ghost tours of Key West's Old Towne District. more info  map

  • Ghosts of Key West Walking Tours
    Old Town, Bone Island
    Join us for a thriling 90 minute fully-nararted tour of 'Bone Island' and learn about haunted Victorian mansions, island pirate lore, voodoo superstitions and rituals, a... more info

  • Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships
    245 Front Street, Key West, FL 33041
    Located at Hilton Resort & Marina
    305-292-0332, Climb aboard the 125 foot Schooner Liberty Clipper, a magnificent replica of a 19th century clipper ship, and enjoy a wide variety of day sails, enchanting sunset sails,... more info  map

  • Old Town Trolly Tours of Key West
    Located in Mallory Square
    305-296-6688, Take an interesting 90 minute, fully narrated, sightseeing tour of Key West aboard this trolley that makes nine stops along the way where you can disembark and enjoy... more info

  • Schooner America
    202 William Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-292-1766, Built in 1851, this amazing vessel allows you to set sail on one of their sunset cruises and enjoy many other exciting cruises. On board, you take an active role in... more info  map

  • Sebago Watersports
    200 William Street, Key West, FL 33040
    Located at the Historic Key West Seaport
    305-292-4768, This watersports company offers great snorkeling adventures, sailing trips, parasailing trips, and champagne sunset sails aboard custom catamarans that set sail several... more info  map

  • Yankee Freedom II
    240 Margaret Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-294-7009, A high-speed boat certified to carry 250 passengers, the state-of-the-art Yankee Freedom II transports up to 100 passengers to Dry Tortugas National Park, about 70 miles... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Key West Winery, The
    103 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040
    305-292-1717, This winery specializes in delicious Key Lime and other award-winning fruit wines such as mango and grapefruit. Free wine tastings are available, as well as unique... more info  map

  

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