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Address: 1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-294-3210
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Tropical gardens set in an old fort

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Garden Club's Beautiful Contribution to Key West

These beautiful gardens are maintained by volunteers from the Key West Garden Club and admission is free with donations accepted. We enjoyed seeing the wide variety of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
CarolR55
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Palm Coast, Florida
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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

These beautiful gardens are maintained by volunteers from the Key West Garden Club and admission is free with donations accepted. We enjoyed seeing the wide variety of sub-tropical plants in the gardens, with a butterfly garden, succulents, a wide variety of palms, and even orchids!

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a nice scenic walk and interesting history, I would recommend seeing West Martello Tower. The gardens are beautiful, located right on the ocean. There is no admission, however they do take donations.

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Rushville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful, quiet, well maintained place. Great plants and trees, and for me, just an amazing place right next to the ocean. Great place that is easy to miss, don't miss it

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A volunteer place with free entry to the area. Relax and start a day in Key West with enjoying the quiet and peaceful place. Good parking place in front of the Tower.

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Staunton, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a few minutes if you are in the area. Botanical garden seemed neglected (lack of funding & knowledgeable volunteers ?). No charge; donations are optional. Convenient free parking.

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coconutheadKW, Laison to Trip Advisor at West Martello Tower, responded to this review

We were disappointed that you did not find our garden attractive on the day you visited. As you can see there are many 5 star reviews and we take pride in these reviews as well as our garden. This past week we were setting up for our annual plant and yard sale with lots of donated goods. Empty tables were... More 

Sebastian, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in an old civil war fort, the garden club has done a great job of turning this area into a beautiful garden. Free admission, don't miss it.

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though I am not a Gardner, this place has such beautiful and unusual plants. It was originally a fort and is on the National Register of Historic places. The Key West Garden Club has transformed this fort into a lovely, peaceful place. Admission is free, but they accept donations, which we recommend. Enjoy the beauty and tropical plants.

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Thank sjpooh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free and well worth the visit. Beautiful gardens maintained by the Key West Garden Club. The plants and trees are absolutely beautiful. Great examples of tropical foliage.

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Key West Garden Club has done a lovely job transforming a never completed fort into a garden haven. Not a lot blooming when we visited, but there were many different exotics to view. Plant markers need to be maintained a little better for educational purposes; it's nice to know what you are looking at! Outstanding ocean views. Visiting is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Loved our visit here. Well worth some time. The host was lovely - friendly and informative - and full of love and care for the place; just the kind of compassion that our planet needs. The site is beautiful - tranquil and scenic - and contains a wonderful selection of things to see, including lots of lizards nestled amongst the... More 

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