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Address: 1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-4883
Phone Number: +1 305-294-3210
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Tropical gardens set in an old fort

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Free! Amazing garden paradise

Please donate a few dollars to the Key West Botanical club when you visit to support this amazing treasure.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Please donate a few dollars to the Key West Botanical club when you visit to support this amazing treasure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for someplace beautiful, historic, quiet and free in Key West? Informative docents, exotic plants, beautiful ruins!

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of my favorite for a quick walk. Each time I come I love seeing how it's changed. Takes about 45 minutes to an hour. The volunteer staff is very knowledgable. It's free with an encouraged donation.

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Mount Nebo, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

It is beside the public beaches in Key West and is open every day for tours. It is great for historic minded people.

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King George, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice way to spend an hour. Historical fort . Gardens kept up by the local garden club. Great views as well.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Very few places in Key West are free. Most everything costs at least $20. This one, however, is free! It's an old ruin of a martello tower that was never really used in war, but has been taken over by the Key West garden club. The gardens in the ruins are gorgeous with huge tropical trees, a butterfly garden, and... More 

1 Thank Amanda B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to take a stroll and relax. The gazebo by the beach is a nice place to sit and watch the waves roll in. The only negative is for people who are not a fan of lizards. They are pretty much every where. But all in all its a interesting place to visit.

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Burlington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

What a nice surprise, it's free but please leave a donation if you like. Beautiful gardens to walk around or sit and enjoy.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Key West is full of history, none more beautiful than this volunteer ran garden by the the Key West Garden Society. The grounds are beautifully framed by the views of the ocean. Orchids and all sorts of tropical flowers and trees abound. This is a must see.

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Estero, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I had no real expectations when visiting West Martello Tower but was so impressed with the history, the creativity in the layout of the tress and plants among the remaining pieces of the fortress. This is a true hidden gem and sure that most just pass it by. Don't do that. They survive on donations so keep that in mind... More 

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