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West Martello Tower

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Address: 1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-294-3210
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Description: Tropical gardens set in an old fort

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Nice free little stop!

Beautiful grounds. Beautiful gardens. Nice little piece of history. Worth a visit to see the beauty of the keys. I would recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Garfield, New Jersey

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Garfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful grounds. Beautiful gardens. Nice little piece of history. Worth a visit to see the beauty of the keys. I would recommend.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Loved the garden created in the remains of an old fort location. Right near the beach, and definitely a place to go for those of you who appreciate the plants and trees of tropical Florida!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

tower filled with bees so clerk gave me a discount. cool artifacts to look at and beautiful view of the bay.

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coconutheadKW, Liaison with Trip Advisor at West Martello Tower, responded to this review

For future visitors, please note that West Martello Tower is free to the public every day. Since we are free we would not give a discount, so this is probably a review of Fort West Martello Museum. Additionally West Martello Tower has not had any issues with bees. More 

Key West, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

What an amazing place to visit. Small and historic with amazing tropical foliage. Staff are friendly, the location is amazing. I can spend hours just admiring the design of the structure. Love this place bunches!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This was the first time we had stopped at the tower. The garden was very interesting and we learned a few things while we were there. Also, the view is something where cannot be missed. There is no charge to see the garden, but leaving a donation would be very much appreciated. The best part for me was the Iguana... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Very interesting old fort that you can walk through which now houses gardens that the Key West Garden Club takes care of. Well worth the visit.

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Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There is history regarding this old fort but its mostly used as a plant, flower, tree garden. When things are in bloom its really quite pretty and you'll probably see iguanas and other creatures running around. I have visited this site several times and again it all depends on when things are in bloom.

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Haddon Heights, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Such pretty gardens. Amazing grounds with historical significance. Definitely a must see when visiting Key West!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This would be a terrific venue for a small wedding or other event. The plants are interesting and beautiful, the view of the ocean is amazing and there is plenty of sun and shade. We took a quiet stroll through all the paths and exhibits and really enjoyed our visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

my love and i just got engaged and we went to the gardens looking for the tree to sign our names. Loved the orchid section the big trees and the butterfly garden all very nice and FREE

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Additional Information about West Martello Tower

Address: 1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-294-3210
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 am
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 am
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 am
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 am
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 am

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