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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Dallas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

this is a one-story brick ruin of a military installation that never got completed and now has turned into a garden club botanical garden. Nice for a walk an a few Kodak moments.

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Longwood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My husband and I stop here every year when we visit Key West. It is a wonderful collection of plants, a pretty view of the ocean, and a peaceful afternoon. Free admission and free parking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My husband and I stopped here for a pleasant little walk through the beautiful landscape! Wonderful plants, flowers and wildlife. The volunteers were nice and helpful. Well worth the trip to visit!

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is down at the south end of the island. There was a long line and limited parking at the "southernmost point" monument. but on a Sunday morning there was plenty of parking and lovely strolling though the West Martello Tower. It is the home of the Key West garden club, and there are lots of peaceful nooks and crannies,... More 

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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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