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Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum

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Address: 938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
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Be ready to climb

The museum was very interesting. Our legs were feeling it after climbing the lighthouse steps. What a great view of the island.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
mhurley1341
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Finksburg, Maryland
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Climbing the tower gives you an amazing view, and the tower is not high. When you visit the house of the lighthouse in addition you learn about the people being responsible for the tower, and all the events of the last 200 years hitting Key West and the tower. Somehow I had the feeling this was the most impressive and... More 

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Ivanhoe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the Lighthouse to get a view of the island and were not disappointed. It is quite a climb and the stairs are narrow, so not good for those with vertigo, but there are landings that you may take a breather on. Once at the top, the view was spectacular. As you walk around, various city highlights are... More 

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Finksburg, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The museum was very interesting. Our legs were feeling it after climbing the lighthouse steps. What a great view of the island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Key West Lighthouse was an incredible way for us to see the island, and beyond! The trip to the top is 88 steps, and not for the faint of heart or out of shape adventurer. At the top, the view is absolutely breathtaking. Visitors can walk around the entire perimeter of the lighthouse, and there are informative signs posted,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped at the lighthouse after our tour of the Hemingway house. The visit won't take more than 45 minutes to an hour. There is the light keepers quarters that discuses the history of the light house and the local area. Then there is the light house, which is 88 steps to the top. The climb is worth it as you... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a fun time checking out the lighthouse and keeper's quarters. The view from the top is spectacular! Worth the climb up the stairs.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a must see while visiting Key West. After climbing the 88 steps of the spiral staircase you have a 360 degree view of Key West. Wonderful views especially on a clear day. The Keeper's Quarters museum is also interesting to see.

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Chicago Burb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The lighthouse and keeper's house are open for visiting. There's a pamphlet with information, no audio or guided tours. The lighthouse has an open, metal, 88 step, spiral staircase, with two landings. Going up was easier than going down because of the railing and how the stairs are shaped. The view is great. The keeper's house was interesting and interactive.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful history lesson with audio stations.. I recommend going early in the morning as they close at 4:30 pm. They are not kidding.. We started our climb to the top st 4:25. Got back down at 4:46.. We were locked in the lighthouse. If this happens call the number for the lighthouse and leave a message.. They will not hear... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to KW as a family of 5 spending 4 days there. We rode our bikes to the lighthouse and parked them there with no problem. We did the combo tickets allowing us to visit 3 museums. In hind sight, we wouldn't do that again due to time constraints and the desire to visit some of the other attractions.... More 

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