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Fort East Martello Museum

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Address: 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305-296-3913
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Robert the Doll is Freaky!

My teens (15 and 13) loved this quick museum tour on the windward side of Key West. The story of Robert the Doll complements a ghost tour through Old Towne very nicely. I did the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Tim S
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Tampa, FL

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Traveled here on the ghost tours in Key West. Super creepy at night, but an interesting place to see.

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Tampa, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My teens (15 and 13) loved this quick museum tour on the windward side of Key West. The story of Robert the Doll complements a ghost tour through Old Towne very nicely. I did the tour with my son in less than 30 minutes one day while we were biking past and my daughter and I went another day and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a small museum dedicated to the history of Key West. There are some interesting exhibits, and one item in particular, Robert, a supposedly haunted doll, is known all over the world. There are some fort ruins out back to look at, but none to go through. Give yourself about 30 minutes, and you should be able to see... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was the number one place for me to visit while in Key West. It is home to Robert The Doll. He was so wonderful to finally see in person! The rest of the museum was great too. Much history displayed in the exhibits. Great place!

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Love this location and when I lived there we would frequently "play tourist" to just go sit in the fort and take pictures. Something definitely out of the ordinary with the creepy doll (no I don't even say his name thank you very much). Interesting perspective into what Key West "used to be" way back when.

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Gulfport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Well guided tour and very informative guides. The Robert the Doll exhibit was well done and the book that is for sale in the lobby helped fill in the gaps.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

As I said in the title it is an unexpected treat. I have been to Key West many times and never visited the Fort. It has exhibits of Key West history using artifacts and a couple of exhibits have doll houses depicting family life in Key West. And of course Robert the Doll is housed in the museum. He is... More 

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Stuart, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Neat Fort and museum built in 1862. Some of the fort has been destroyed but the remaining parts tell a story of Florida's history. The Garden Club of Key West maintain the grounds and they are beautiful with many native plantings. The fort is right on the ocean and offers lovely views. Nice artifacts inside and this attraction is FREE.... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The cuban rafts and other articles are great. Cannon turrets and other military gear well preserved.A must see while you;re on the island. Not well advertised but easy to find.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The museum had some interesting artifacts...it does host Robert the "bewitched" doll made in the likeness of its original owner.

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Additional Information about Fort East Martello Museum

Address: 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305-296-3913
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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