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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
Phone Number: 305-194-0012
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Fun stop for some island history.

Great little museum, fun stairs to climb, a great view of Key West! My son's favorite part was actually the keepers quarters. Worth the admission!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Katy, Texas
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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little museum, fun stairs to climb, a great view of Key West! My son's favorite part was actually the keepers quarters. Worth the admission!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Being on Key West you should visit this place and take great pictures of Key West and surrounding waters. It is located very close to Hemingway's Museum and few minutes walking from Southernmost Point.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in Key West - must visit this place. Its close to the Southern Most Point of US - describes the role of the light house and has some videos and history depicting the importance of this light house in US Naval history. The lives of the Light Inn Keeper - earning $400 per year in 1832 was... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice place to visit in the Keys and get to know some of the history of Key West. They offered free admission for Military which was great for me and a student discount for my friend!

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Cocoa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We climbed the 88 steps to the top of the Lighthouse and it has a great view of Key West. The climb is a bit of a challenge,( not much room for people coming up & down at the same time no way to let any one by) but definitely worth it when you get to the top. The Keeper's... More 

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Keep calm! There's parking! Ok now that the important parts outta the way... The lighthouse was beautiful. There is an admission fee but because my husband is in the military we got in free. You pay your tickets at the entrance and the entrance is the gift shop. Past the gift shop the first thing you'll come across is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stumbled upon this gem while visiting the Hemingway house. (It's across the street). The lady in the gift shop was super sweet and very informative as was the keepers house. The view from the top is amazing and it's only about 88 steps to the top. Pros:: not that tough of a climb, the view from the top is amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's worth it see the lighthouse. We questioned it and we're not disappointed. The views from the lighthouse are nice and the history of its existence was worthwhile to see. The lady who greeted us was so nice and very knowledgeable

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to the lighthouse. There isn't that much to see other than the lighthouse and the collection of fresnel lenses (which I found really interesting but others probably wouldn't). The lighthouse itself is definitely not for those with a fear of heights. The staircase is effectively a suspended wrought iron affair within the stone structure: in flip-flops... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I decided to see this lighthouse and the keeper's house/museum. The grounds are wonderful and the 88 steps up to the top can be a little narrow and might give some people vertigo, so beware! The keeper's museum is well done and be sure to stop and watch the short video. The gift shop is also very good... More 

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