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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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Steep climb!

Enjoy the nice and courteous staff. Free for armed forces members and their families. The Lighthouse stairs are steep and no-kid friendly. The views extraordinary!. The brief... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Totally killer views of Key West. Lighthouse views are fabulous and picturesque. The keepers house has some great history. The lighthouse glass is so interesting to view.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoy the nice and courteous staff. Free for armed forces members and their families. The Lighthouse stairs are steep and no-kid friendly. The views extraordinary!. The brief video worth the watch, and the little store full of nice items.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good luck on the 90+ stairs to get to the top! Neat little historic place to visit. Cute gift shop. Plenty of photo ops on the grounds and in the lighthouse.

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Cedar Springs, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The views were amazing and the couple that run / own it are very nice. The staircase to the top is steep and narrow but well worth the climb.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really interesting and well organised museum with nice garden. Climb up m lighthouse worth it for great views.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in a clear day and could see for miles. Great vistas. Worth the walk up 88 steps. They are not terribly difficult to climb. Also stop in to the museum. Good movie about the history of the lighthouse.

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Keeper's Quarters Museum was informative - take the time to listen to some of the recordings and be sure to view the video. The 88 stairs to the top was not difficult. I didn't even feel it in my legs the following day. It was worth every step to get a 360 degree bird's eye view of Key West.

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Thank Rena417
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago 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 5 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 6 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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