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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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Great view

We stop here primarily for the view and we enjoyed the history of the place as well. Nice gift shop!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
snpkelley
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Uniontown, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is one of the highest point around so it gets you some good view, but certainly not worth the price(the keepers' house has history behind it but very little to see). On top of that, the lady at the gift shop/admission desk was not friendly at all. I purchased a dozen postcards and asked to use the lighthouse stamps... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were fortunate in having a nice blue sky morning for this experience and arriving just after its opening time meant it was fairly quiet. Prior to climbing the lighthouse itself we enjoyed a nice conversation with the docent (volunteer guide) and as we made our way up to the viewing points he was following us up while carrying out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My grown daughter and I went here and we enjoyed it thoroughly. Good exhibits on the life of lighthouse keepers and lighthouses. Also appreciated that they had all the plants identified by plaques on the pretty grounds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The steps are steep (87?) and the stairway narrow, but it's worth a climb to the top for the view of the entire island!

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Walworth, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't miss this opportunity to see all of Key West and get a little bit of history nice historical exhibition.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed my visit to the Key West Lighthouse - the musuem was really interesting and climbing the steps to the top well worth it - the views of Key West were magnificent. I would definitley recommend any visitor to Key West to add the Key West Lighthouse to their itinerary

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an okay time at the lighthouse. The museum and story behind the lighthouse are cute, but the lighthouse itself was sort of a disappointment. The stairs are typical spiral staircase, but there is no real way of gauging who's coming up or going down, so you can get caught in traffic and have to hug the side of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stop here primarily for the view and we enjoyed the history of the place as well. Nice gift shop!

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Maumee, Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

views are fantastic and the museum is very enlightening. history is very neat to learn. also the walk up the spiral staircase to the top is a little challenging but is worth the climb.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very little to see. Not really worth your time unless you have nothing to do. Not something to repeat

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