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Observation Tower

Shipwreck Historeum, Mallory Square, Key West, FL
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didn't go up- looked quite high- nice to view from below and see the people up there. Can't miss... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Columbia, South Carolina
Great views, part of Museum below

Not sure why some people said it was $7 to climb up and a waste of money, it was included in our... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Ron H
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Shipwreck Historeum, Mallory Square, Key West, FL
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

didn't go up- looked quite high- nice to view from below and see the people up there. Can't miss it---just look up!

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Not sure why some people said it was $7 to climb up and a waste of money, it was included in our Shipwreck museum ticket (which was great) and so we climbed up. Super views of the area and a nice shot of our Carnival...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Between the lighthouse and the tower we would give the tower the best view honors that we tried and the best part of the shipwreck museum .

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 13 July 2017

No better view anywhere in Key West than here on the Observation Tower above the Shipwreck Museum. Now, you have to pay admission to go through the museum; however, it is worth it to go to the top of the tower. The museum is very...More

Thank Benzboy06
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This was VERY disappointing. It cost $7 to go up the tower, which is really not all that high and you really do not see much accept the top of the buildings and some see. For maybe $2 or $3 it would be worth it....More

Thank Chuck L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Each March it was not open , we are hoping this September it will be open ! One of the few things we have not done in Key West

Thank grant_miller
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Located in the heart of the tourist area in old town, so easy to find. Not very expensive considering the tour provided, artifacts available to see, history to learn, and tower to go up and enjoy the views. Definitely worth doing while in town.

Thank bondrey
Reviewed 8 May 2017

An easy climb with great views. You can see for miles on a clear day and there is a bench to sit and rest for those less able to manage to climb in one go.

Thank janescanlan
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Many of the hotel shuttles stop at the Shipwreck Historeum at Mallory Square. You are missing a bet if you don't check out the great view of the Gulf from this Tower.

Thank FrederickBurg
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Climbing to the top was a bit of work since I am afraid of heights, but the staff was encouraging and I finally made. The views from up there are amazing!

Thank W0lfpackMom
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Sally G
18 January 2017|
Response from AsIff | Reviewed this property |
on the web page for adult it says $15.04 that the price I saw today if you buy on line they knock off 10% look up shipwreck pirate museum key west
Sally G
3 July 2016|
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Response from AsIff | Reviewed this property |
No you pay to go to the pirate museum its on top of there.