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West Martello Tower

Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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A lovely find in Key West

The West Martello Tower is a unique free stop on the waterfront on Atlantic Blvd in Key West. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara W
Naples, FL
Beautiful Garden and Views

We had a lovely hour's visit to the gorgeous gardens in historic West Martello Tower. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Francisco, California
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Tropical gardens set in an old fort
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1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-4883
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The West Martello Tower is a unique free stop on the waterfront on Atlantic Blvd in Key West. This Civil War fort ruin is now home to the Key West Garden Club and beautifully enhanced with an amazing variety of native and decorative plants that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely hour's visit to the gorgeous gardens in historic West Martello Tower. The plantings are varied, well cared for and beautiful. Set within the brick ruins of this civil war fort, there was a magical quality to the overall experience. And the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great FREE chance to see these lush gardens! If you go on a Monday, you can chat with the many volunteers that maintain it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CLE_Bill
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Local garden and museum - well worth the time and energy - gives you a idea of the Old and new Key West.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MisplacedConch
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We came here and renewed our wedding vowels at the gazebo. gorgeous plants and flowers, butterfly garden not to mention the tower itself.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank robertpX1135IO
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The best reason to go to the West Martello Tower in Key West is the Key West Garden Club's Botanical Gardens. These are wonderful, themed gardens located in the ruins of this tower directly on the beach at Key West. Our favorite garden was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Historic place, very nice garden inside, one of the more nice places in key west, beautiful flowers and plant.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

A historic place converted into a beautiful place of plants and gardens with a wonderful view. Admission is free and is maintained by donations. Have and small gift store. It is close to the beach

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ihrealstate
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This garden is amazing! Just what I wanted to see as a garden in Key West housed within the walls of a Civil War era structure. Many types of gardens are found here. The flowers are lovely, the trees exquisite, views of the ocean and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mistyschulz
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Rode our bikes down here based on TripAdvisor rating. Hubby didn’t want to go in, but I insisted. Just my kind of place! Lovely small garden, free admission (they take donations, which is a must!)... you just walk around. Loved the butterfly garden! Lots of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen S
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Sally G
July 15, 2018|
Response from VeraNicole | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was just a donation of your choice.
June 2, 2017|
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Response from Michaelkasperski | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on a leash of course. I love it there.