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Key West Aquarium

1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
800 868 7482
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Ranked #43 of 82 Attractions in Key West
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Type: Aquariums
Owner description: Meet the undersea residents of Key West at the island’s first attraction. With over a 100 species of fish, turtles, sharks and birds, the Aquarium... more » Owner description: Meet the undersea residents of Key West at the island’s first attraction. With over a 100 species of fish, turtles, sharks and birds, the Aquarium features a Touch Tank where you can pick up amazing animals. The Atlantic Shores exhibit is a near the shore mangrove environment found in the Florida Keys. See stingrays, sharks, eels, lobster, tarpon, seahorses and colorful tropical fish. Feedings and tours take place at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 4:30pm every day. « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Not the biggest but very friendly staff with lots of knowledge not very busy so you get good attention also do interaction in the tanks , clean toilets, a very nice cafe!

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Bloomington, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

I visited this aquarium almost 6 years ago. I was so happy to see it was still open this trip. My boyfriend and I bought our tickets and soon found there was a stingray feeding very soon. I immediately jumped at the opportunity to go and feed them! I'm so happy I did, the employee that brought the food out... More

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Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
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113 reviews 113 reviews
57 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

They have a lot of fish to see. You get to see the sharks and rays get fed. You can take the tour or go on your own. Not a big place but big enough to spend an hour or so looking around. Something to do when one of those pesky rain showers come through..

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Madison, Wisconsin
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11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Really neat place to go....the kids can interact with several of the sea animals...the aquarium has sharks, snakes, huge turtles and some that you can watch being fed. Cool place to go.

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Key West, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Took my daughter and granddaughter there and we really enjoyed it. My granddaughter was thrilled with the touching pool! Quite a surprise for little Key West! Very clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice for a small aquarium, you can see it all in an hour but there isn't much room in Key West for anything larger.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We go to Keywest every year and this was our first visit to the Aquarium. We really enjoyed the tour and we loved the rescue turtles they are so graciously found, cared for and housed, what a great service they are doing these animals!! The guide was very good and knew her aquarium. We truly enjoyed the touch tank and... More

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Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The aquarium was very interesting and informative. It's not a big location, but they pack a lot into what they have. There is a wide variety of marine life and I highly recommend being there for feeding time. The tour was great and I learned lots!

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Yonkers, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My boyfriend and I took a mini vacation this year but we didn't want to spend all of our time on the beach. We both love aquariums and try to go to as many as we can. This was so different from what we expected but it was great! We got to touch a baby nurse shark, we learned so... More

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Lawndale
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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It is not fancy or anything like a Hollywood production. There are no jumping dolphin, killer whales or performing sea lions. Instead, you are transported back to a simpler time in Key West. The place reminds of stepping back into the 20's when the attraction was what is in the tank and not leaping out of it. The displays are... More

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