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Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum

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Address: 938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-7423
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Climb to the top for a great view of Key West

Interesting and fairly quick tour but be ready to climb 88 somewhat narrow steps to the top and down while possibly squeezing past people going the other way. The view is worth... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice spot to visit. The climb up is, well, a climb so if you can't do stairs there's still the lighthouse keepers quarters. The gift shop has some really cool local art stuff available for a much better price than you see in the touristy spots on Duval. Also, the keepers quarters has AC, which is an awesome break... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting and fairly quick tour but be ready to climb 88 somewhat narrow steps to the top and down while possibly squeezing past people going the other way. The view is worth the hike up.

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Lake Wales, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As we strolled the streets of Key West we stopped to visit the Lighthouse. Very majestic and partially hidden gem is part of the local culture and beauty. Not a long tour but interesting if your in the area worth a stop and visit! Currently under construction and renovation.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are very few lighthouses that are still open to climb. We complained about the $10 admission charge until we actually made the 88 step climb to the top. Amazing views. I'm a lighthouse fan and this is one of my favorites.

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Columbus, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ever been up in a lighthouse? This one offers a good experience. It's historic, and it offers a good view of the Atlantic. If you can, take the time to visit. Good exercise.

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Oceanside, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like views, climb the lighthouse. If you are afraid of heights you will find it a bit challenging as the spiral staircase may scare you.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After years of visiting Key West with my family, I finally visited the Key West Lighthouse for the first time with my wife. I absolutely loved this simple attraction and the unique views it provided of the island. The lighthouse itself allowed me to challenge my fear of heights on the narrow walkway around the top. It was great fun... More 

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Osprey, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Neat old lighthouse that you can hike to the top. Nice views with photo ops from the top (cruise ships, harbor, and neat buildings). The rest of the attraction is ok.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Climb the 98 steps to the top for great views and fun photo ops! Cool to see the inside of the dome of the lighthouse

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Biked to Lighthouse, given good info by hostess, climbed 88 steps. What a view! Saw all of Key West and took many pictures. Museum was interesting with much history. Cheap admission price.

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