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“Great and Interesting Museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fort East Martello Museum

Fort East Martello Museum
3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL 33040
305-296-3913
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Ranked #58 of 183 things to do in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“Great and Interesting Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This place was great and inexpensive for the keys. I really enjoyed the eclectic mix of history. The staff was willing to answer all of our questions (we had a lot). Every item had written information for it. It was self guided so we spent a long time looking at everything. And the middle tower is definitely worth climbing up the spiral staircase to the top its a great view!

Visited November 2012
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Florida Keys
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Great Museum off the Beaten Path”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

As one reviewer said, there is no air conditioning so plan your visit accordingly. Lots of great history and quite an ecletic collection.

More informational signage or printed guide book would be of great help. A separate area for exhibits under repair or broken items might be a good idea. Looks like this would be a great place for volunteers to assist and donate time to a worthy cause.

The fort is a great setting for a museum, however, the signage and electrical conduits take away from what might be great photo opportunities. Donated landscaping would be a great addition, also. Please support your local museums.

Visited November 2012
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Key West, Florida, United States
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Very very interesting!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

I love this place!!! It has it all! History, architecure, local scandals and legends, art. A MUST SEE!!! It is one of my favorite places in Key West!!!

Visited July 2012
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
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“Robert The Doll”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

A very informational Museum with the wonderful history of Key West and Lets not forget Robert stop by and visit and polity ask Robert if you may take his picture...

Visited September 2012
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Westerville, Ohio
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“More history with a view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

This museum has good history, stories and interesting artwork. You can get some great pics from within the fort and even better from atop of the fort if you like ocean views. If you're lucky you might get a good vid of a plane taking off or landing from the top of the fort.

Visited September 2012
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