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Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum

Address: 938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305-194-0012
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Ranked #27 of 94 Attractions in Key West
Type: Lighthouses, History Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Walking
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Type: Lighthouses, History Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Walking
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Noblesville, Indiana
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7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We lingered on the grounds and enjoyed the view at the top of the lighthouse and the keeper's home. Fascinating history of early island life nicely presented on a self tour

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

A simple, yet beautiful light house with a cute little gift shop. It cost $10 to go in the lighthouse, but the money goes to keep it up, so we felt that it was a good price. We climbed to the top, it is not for those who are scared of heights as the area up top is small and... More 

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Twickenham
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79 reviews 79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our trip up the lighthouse and in the museum. The stairway can get congested with people going up and coming down so not for the faint hearted. Great museum and nice shop.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Free for active duty/dependents through Labor Day. Can't beat this opportunity to view Key West. Loved it.

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Dallas, Texas
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57 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Catch a glimpse of Key West history with this stop at the lighthouse museum. The video is insightful (runs continuously; so it's easy to catch). The view from the top of the lighthouse is great (the placards are very helpful). Wear comfortable shoes and plan on about an hour or so to explore the museum and grounds. Recommended!

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Detroit, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

That's right, it's 88 steps to the top of the lighthouse. From the top, you will have a spectacular view of Key West. You can see the cruise ships on one side and Ernest Hemingway's home on the other. It worth the climb up the spiral staircase. Admission is reasonable so it's worth a stop to see the lighthouse and... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Right across the street from the Ernest Hemingway house. Nice music him a quick visit climb the stairs to the top of the lighthouse and you can look over Key West and take great pictures on a sunny day well worth the visit. No guided tours but still interesting.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

...but others may be satisfied just walking by and seeing this pretty little lighthouse and historical structures from the sidewalk. I have toured this attraction twice now - 12 years ago and again last week. I don't believe any updating has been done in that time to add historical information or exhibits. I feel that some form of new interpretation... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Take a step back in time and pretend you are the lighthouse keeper treading the spiral staircase all the way to light the lamp. An excellent and historic attraction

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Nice view from the top of lighthouse. We came with our little daughter and had fun. Very chill place outside and green area to play with kids.

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