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Key West Art & Historical Society Custom House Museum

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Address: 281 Front Street, Key West, FL 30040
Phone Number: 305-295-6616
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A lot of historical information on Key West history. Very educational to see the different areas over the history of Key West.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A lot of historical information on Key West history. Very educational to see the different areas over the history of Key West.

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Monroe, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

There was a lot of construction to the building when we were there. Ok for a rainy day activity but feel no need to go again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This little gem will give you a great overview of Key West. I particularly liked the overview of the Flagler railroad. It is a good place to escape the heat and leArn about Key West.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This museum covers a lot of history, including Ernest Hemingway, Henry Flagler and the Overseas Railroad and much artwork. The entry fee was reasonable and it was a pleasant visit.

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Parrish, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

One of the unforgettable landmarks of Key West is the stately red building at the northwest corner of the island at the end of Whitehead Street. It was once a Courthouse and Customs House and now is a wonderful museum. After a sunny/warm day of the beach at Ft. Zachary Taylor, we enjoyed a relaxing (and AC-cooled) visit to this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This place is absolutly beautiful!!!! And so much history!!! You can see how much key west has changed! Everthing from wrekers to tobaco and tourism and a ton more its just amazing!!!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to the Custom House and the exhibits on Earnest Hemingway and Key West during the Civil War. The house is beautiful and the exhibits are well done (although they could check the grammar on a few). There are no tour guides available, just a quick overview from the woman selling tickets. There are a lot of... More 

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linneleee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I visited in May while on a cruise on board the Carnival Ecstasy. It was nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of fellow passengers and the air conditioning felt great. There are quite a few steps to get to the front door, so some people may have trouble doing so. But there is an elevator to get... More 

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Oconomowoc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The history of the Keys and Key West in particular is very interesting. The Custom House has great displays and offers wonderful speakers who are very knowledgeable.

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We are on vacation in wide Key West and decided to improve our culture a bit, this museum had a lot to offer and was very interesting. When in Key West and if you need a break, give it a try.

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Address: Address: 281 Front Street, Key West, FL 30040
Phone Number: 305-295-6616
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West

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