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Ranked #1 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: National Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors

The Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory  is a unique experience.  In the Conservatory there are 100's of butterflies of many types,  a variety of exotic, beautiful birds... more »

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Ranked #3 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #4 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Reefs; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: 327 Foot museum ship from WWII and Viet Nam. It is a National Historic Landmark. INGHAM served our country from 1936 to 1988... more » Owner description: 327 Foot museum ship from WWII and Viet Nam. It is a National Historic Landmark. INGHAM served our country from 1936 to 1988 and in 1985 was the most decorated ship in United States Service as noted in a letter from President Ronald Reagan in the exhibit room. « less
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$37* and up
Ranked #6 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums; Landmarks
Owner description: As Florida’s only presidential museum, the Harry S. Truman Little White House was the winter White House for this country's... more » Owner description: As Florida’s only presidential museum, the Harry S. Truman Little White House was the winter White House for this country's 33rd president. Truman spent 175 days during 13 vacations in the home that is filled with original furnishing and memorabilia from Truman’s days. Presidents Taft, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Carter and Clinton also used the house. Guided tours offer guests a window into the world President Truman and life of a US president. « less
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Ranked #7 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: History Museums; Museums
A museum dedicated to the history of fire fighting in the Florida Keys
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Ranked #9 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote in this for ten years. During that time he wrote seventy percent of his life-time works.... more » Owner description: Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote in this for ten years. During that time he wrote seventy percent of his life-time works. Today we operate as a museum providing guided tours every fifteen minutes from nine to five. The Museum is available for weddings and corporate events. Visit this National Historic Landmark, Literary Landmark and recognized by the Library of Congress for it's importance in U.S. History. Grand Architecture, Lush Gardens, Educational Tours, Book Store/Gift Shop and the world famous Poly dactyl (six-toed cats). « less
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Ranked #10 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Gardens; Outdoors
Tropical gardens set in an old fort
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Ranked #13 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Scenic Drives; Landmarks
A charming 110 mile highway running the length of the Keys.
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Ranked #14 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: Come have fun with talking, laughing and dancing parrots. Artist and environmental activist Nancy Forrester has been rescuing... more » Owner description: Come have fun with talking, laughing and dancing parrots. Artist and environmental activist Nancy Forrester has been rescuing abused and orphaned parrots for 25 years. Join us at 10 to 11 AM daily for Nancy's special presentaion "Parrot 101" or "Storytelling" where guests can take pictures of uncaged birds, hold them and ask questions. We gladly welcome families with children and animal lovers to the Secret Garden to interact with our endangered South & Central American macaws and other parrots. Open 10 to 3 daily. Self-guided visitors 11 to 3 PM. Educational material for each parrot is offered. Help inspire the birds by spending time with them. Bring a picnic lunch, play musical instruments, paint, write, sing, and dance. They love music and videos played on smart phones and ipods! « less
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Ranked #15 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Science Museums; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Aquariums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Eco-Discovery Center features more than 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, which interpret the resources and... more » Owner description: The Eco-Discovery Center features more than 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, which interpret the resources and management efforts of Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, two national parks, and four national wildlife refuges. Check out the exhibit on Aquarius, the world's only underwater ocean laboratory, the Living Reef exhibit, which includes a 2,500-gallon reef tank with living corals and tropical fish, the live Reef Cam, and other displays that highlight the coral reef environment. The Center is located in NOAA’s Dr. Nancy Foster Florida Keys Environmental Complex on the Truman Annex waterfront in Key West. Admission is always free (and so is parking), so be sure to stop by for a visit! « less
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Ranked #16 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Other
Popular, busy street offers plenty of shops, restaurants and bars.
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Ranked #18 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Historic Sites; Beaches; State Parks; Cultural

Fort Zachary Taylor Beach is the best beach in Key West. (If you are looking for prestine, white sand, you don't want Key West...)  The beach is rocky, but beautiful.  Bring flip... more »

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Ranked #19 of 69 attractions in Key West
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Ranked #20 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #21 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural

Key West Cemetery is extremely interesting.  When you enter the cemetary at the main entrance, you can pick up a pamphlet that contains a map and explanation of the interesting... more »

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Ranked #22 of 69 attractions in Key West
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Ranked #23 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Cultural
Owner description: The home of Capt. John H. Geiger, harbor pilot and master wrecker, was built between 1846 and 1849. Slated for destruction in... more » Owner description: The home of Capt. John H. Geiger, harbor pilot and master wrecker, was built between 1846 and 1849. Slated for destruction in 1958, it was saved by the Mitchell Wolfson Family Foundation, a nonprofit educational institution. This large scale restoration was the first of its kind in Key West, thus sparking the restoration movement in Key West.Antique enthusiasts will appreciate the unique quality of the furnishings displayed in the Audubon House Museum. All furnishings reflect the elegance and comfortable living enjoyed for a wealthy family in Key West during the mid-1800’s. 31 of the original hand colored Antique engravings of the 22 birds J.J. Audubon painted in the Florida Keys during his 6 week visit in 1832 can be seen throughout the House. In addition to informative reading panels, an introduction to the property and its history will be given by your guide, and then you will roam the house and gardens at your leisure. Varieties of orchids and bromeliads emerge from the foliage and trees to surprise you with their vibrant blooms. Native plants and exotics provide an environment that is reminiscent of old Key West. Trees and plants are labeled with their common names, Latin names, and country of origin. This is the finest tropical garden in the Florida Keys. You may even catch a glimpse of some of our local birds! The garden tour also includes a self-guided visit to the Cook House. Houses of the period in the Florida Keys did not have inside kitchens as they were sources of heat and of course, fire hazards. A visit to the Audubon Gallery of Fine Arts will take you through the wonderful world of original Audubon Antique hand painted lithographs. The original Antique prints of some of J.J. Audubon’s contemporaries are also available for sale.The Museum Shop offers a wide selection of unique one-of-a-kind gifts, home décor, Antiques and educational materials.Our lush tropical gardens can be the site of your event:, whether you are planning a wedding or a corporate event. Let us make your event happen. « less
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Ranked #24 of 69 attractions in Key West
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Category: Lighthouses; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #25 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #26 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Cultural
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Ranked #27 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: We are a fully accredited museum in the Florida Keys. Come discover a museum rich in history! We have amazing treasure in our... more » Owner description: We are a fully accredited museum in the Florida Keys. Come discover a museum rich in history! We have amazing treasure in our 1622 Fleet exhibit of the Spanish galleons discovered by Mel Fisher and his crew. Also thought provoking Spirits of the Passage and Key West African Cemetery exhibits to glean insights into the transatlantic slave trade and Key West's unique role in it. And don't miss our three new exhibits -- Spanish Coins in the New World, the Real Pirates of the Caribbean, and the Science of Shipwrecks. You can even take a lab tour to see how history is revealed through excavation and conservation of shipwrecks. Make plans to visit. We're open seven days a week, 365 days a year! « less
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Ranked #28 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #29 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: St. Paul's Doors are open 365 days a year to our Visitors and Locals alike. Our Vision and Mission "St. Paul's is a magnet... more » Owner description: St. Paul's Doors are open 365 days a year to our Visitors and Locals alike. Our Vision and Mission "St. Paul's is a magnet drawing all people to the spiritual, cultural and re-creational heart of the Community.We aspire to this vision by our mission to know that we are Christ's body in the world revealing the love of God." « less
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Ranked #30 of 69 attractions in Key West
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Tennessee Williams Exhibit is an educational and historic attraction. Visitors can enjoy and learn about Williams' literary... more » Owner description: Tennessee Williams Exhibit is an educational and historic attraction. Visitors can enjoy and learn about Williams' literary accomplishments during his 34 years in Key West through an extensive collection of photographs, first edition plays and books, plus rare newspaper and magazine articles, and videos. Artifacts are on display in a newly remodeled, expanded 700 square foot space. « less
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