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Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum

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Address: 938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-7423
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Nice stop if you enjoy light houses

We went for a visit on a rainy day at it took about 20 minutes to get through the entire facility including going to the top of the lighthouse and looking through the museum. It... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tammy l
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red bank
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red bank
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a visit on a rainy day at it took about 20 minutes to get through the entire facility including going to the top of the lighthouse and looking through the museum. It is nice but nothing out of the ordinary.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As someone who is afraid of heights, it is SO worth the 88 stairs to the top! The view of Key West is amazing. The keeper's quarters and grounds are also neat pieces of history.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved getting up high to see the island from a different view. $10US entry and if you want to pay once you need to buy your souvenirs before climbing. Going up is easier than comming down if heights are an issue. But this is def manageable

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Binghamton, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is always nice to get some history of the area you're in. I do have one thing to mention though. There was a very nice older gentleman who "manned" the lighthouse as far as ppl on their way up and down the spiral staircase. He could have used some help though. I am a bit nervous when it comes... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If for no other reason, visit on a clear morning when the climb to the top reveals an awesome view of Key West. The history found on plaques in the lighthouse as well as the lightkeeper's cottage is excellent and interesting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must to climb 88 steps to top to see an amazing view of island the history of the lighthouse and keepers quarters is something else very interesting There is a discount for seniors and AAA Well worth your time in visiting this place

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Often overlooked, the Key West Light House is worth a visit. Climb to the top for excellent views and cool photo opportunities of Old Town and the surrounding area. The Keeper's Quarters offers historical and interesting information about the light house and the keys. Allow 30-45 minutes for your visit.

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Marietta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very narrow stairwell, about 88 steps. Great view of Key West. I like to visit the local lighthouses on my trips if possible. Add this to my list.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and two teenage boys (17 & 14) visited here on our recent visit. What a charming and interesting spot to visit. The history of the lighthouse and the keeper's house were very well presented and the climb to the top of the lighthouse was a great workout. The view from the top was splendid and very much worth... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to the Hemingway house, this place is just across the street. Admission is $10 but there are discounts for seniors and AAA. If you like climbing stairs, you've come to the right place! However, once you rach the top, views are outstanding.

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