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Observation Tower

Shipwreck Historeum, Mallory Square, Key West, FL
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Ranked #55 of 83 attractions in Key West
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It is a wooden tower which I was told is the tallest point in key west. Its a nice view and will give you a refreshing blast of air especially on a hot day. The museum below has air conditioning as well.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The observation tower is part of the shipwreck museum so don't get confused that they are two separate things. The view is incredible and well worth the short climb.

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Garfield, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

All I have to say is view view view!! Do it for the view. It speaks for its self. I wish I had had a better camera for it. walk to the top is scary lol

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Key West, Florida
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

If you can make it up the steps you will be treated to a fantastic panoramic view of Key West and surrounding waters. It's a great way to get your bearings in town.

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Baia Mare, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Visit the tower of KW for an unforgettable view of Mallory Square, Sunset Key, the Westin Pier, Whitehead St. and a part of Duval St. It's made of wood, access through the Shipwreck Museum. It's not exactly cheap, but it's worth it. I thing it's $7. Much more interesting than the Museum itself IMO.

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