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​​​​​​​​​Key West Turtle Museum

200 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-6640
+1 305-294-0209
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The only Sea Turtle museum in the world.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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200 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-6640
+1 305-294-0209
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This small museum is a lovely interlude on a walk around the Key West Harbor. The very enthusiastic volunteer is happy to answer all your questions and give you an insight into a little known industry. Recommended for both children and adults.

1  Thank JeffreyGL48
Reviewed 4 April 2016

My daughter and I stopped by the Museum on Friday, April 1, 2016. There is no charge - just a donation bottle. There are no turtles in the museum - that would be in violation of State and Federal laws. Though not alot to see,...More

Thank Benwa52
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Just a tiny shack near the Turtle Crawls. Worth going in to find a little history about the area. Kids trinkets mostly and donations help wildlife in area.

Thank Venis E
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Turtle museum is located in a restored cannery. Quick visit but very informative. Adopt a turtle for $10. Non-profit group helped 700 hatchlings make it to the ocean last spring.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 17 May 2015

It was okay, but hot and muggy. Thought it would be more informative. Will pass on this one next time.

1  Thank Samuraismom
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I had a combo lobster/scallops combo that was fabulous and priced much better than the other restaurants. The turtle races were fun as well.

Thank LuanaDallasTX
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Our guided tour started off with a picture and description of the various turtles in the world. Then there were was a discussion of what can affect turtles, and what they do to help sick turtles. Then there was a complete history of each of...More

1  Thank Jed3
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this free, self - guided museum. It clearly wants to convey a good message of being aware of our environment and some of the fragile species around us. It takes 15-20 min and worth it.

1  Thank JamLam3
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Small, free museum on the history of KW, turtles, and cannery. Very interesting info, most which I never knew. Right in front of Turtle Krawls. Took about 15-20 min to do the self guided tour.

1  Thank travelman1979_10
Reviewed 19 February 2014

This was an interesting place to visit, lots of old pictures and some history of the turtle cannery that used to operate out of the area. I rather enjoy things like this because it gives you get a feel for what the Old Key West...More

Thank Justtwobeachbums
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