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Beautiful gardens

We really enjoyed our visit here. Gardens are lovely (although there could have been more placards... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Charlie S
Woodbridge, Virginia
Great Piece of History

It is easily accessible. It has a colorful, wonderful & humorous history of early Key West! It is... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2019
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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...more
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205 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6522
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit here. Gardens are lovely (although there could have been more placards naming the plants). The house itself is a self guided tour but there is someone in the house who can answer any questions you may have. Contains period furnishings...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Charlie S
Reviewed June 5, 2019

It is easily accessible. It has a colorful, wonderful & humorous history of early Key West! It is cheap 7 a great way to spend an hour or two in steamy KW.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Roseyrears
Reviewed May 26, 2019

As an Audubon fan, the tour was very interesting, however, the best part was all of the original Audubon art work in the house and the adjoining art shop. Largest Audubon works I've ever seen. They were a feast for the eyes.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Colleen R
Reviewed May 26, 2019

Loved the house and gardens and especially the many Audubon prints throughout the house. Take the time to explore every floor and then grab a chair on the balcony and pretend you live there !

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank eladd82
Reviewed May 20, 2019

A beautiful journey among magnificent Flora and a little Fauna of Key West. An exceptional view of the greenery that has made Key West a tropical paradise for travelers.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank C S
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Great place if you love nature and art!!!! We bought a limited edition print from the gift shop and the gardens are cool.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RussW146
Reviewed May 1, 2019

A short speech started you out in the House. Many interesting etching of birds on the third floor. Very nice activity but not my favorite.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Petzold
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Hard to believe this house was scheduled for demolition back in 1958. Funding and restoration has brought it back to what it is today. Recommended.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed April 26, 2019

the staff here are very welcoming and friendly. the house and gardens have been beautifully restored and are well worth a visit. some very nice items in the gift shop as well.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jctokyo
Reviewed April 20, 2019

When we viewed this home, there was only one other couple viewing it at the same time, which was good for us, but also a shame as it provides an excellent insight into 19th Century Key West life through the history of one family -...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Thomas L
February 8, 2017|
Response from Rhonda123itsme | Reviewed this property |
Street parking only as the house is in a residential area.
February 7, 2017|
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Response from ctgama | Reviewed this property |
Hi Valerie! I'm so excited for you. This was my first trip to Key West and I loved every minute. There are so many things to do. Most are walking distance which shouldn't be a problem if you are used to NYC walking. Remember... More
July 12, 2015|
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Response from AudubonHouse | Property representative |
Our admission rate is $12.00 for adults, $7.50 for students and $5.00 for children. Admission is free for children 6 and under.