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West Martello Tower

1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-4883
+1 305-294-3210
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Tropical gardens set in an old fort
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-4883
+1 305-294-3210
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly, Irma took out their main attraction, the huge tree with all the roots everywhere, and part of the brick archway. They had done a lot of cleanup, and we enjoyed walking around.

Thank reddy2goGarner_NC
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Old Fort turned community arboretum and garden operated by all volunteers. Beautiful setting and gorgeous gardens. Live birds and butterflies make nice kinetic ornaments. Situated by recreation, hospitality, and entertainment venues. Worth the required donation.

Thank SaddlePoor
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Who would guess that behind the walls of this partial fort is lush gardens. Winding trails take you along the beach. Stop to listen to the carved bamboo structure playing the most beautiful sound. We even bought a Key West Red plumeria.

Thank ginalaura
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Place is free and close to beaches. Lots of flowers, plants, water fountain, bathrooms and they give you a map upon entrance for a self guided tour. August 6 was day of visit

Thank Linda A
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We loved it. Amazing garden in an old fort. They had climbing fig trees which made me feel like I was in Cambodia.

Thank WanderLSP
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This is not what we were expecting but it is a very quiet and peaceful place with lots of local pretty flowers and run by volunteers and donations . A nice place right on the ocean .

Thank RailroadMike
Reviewed August 3, 2017

The gardens offer a self-guided tour with a wide range of flowers and unique plants that are great for photo ops. The garden is also on the premise of an old fort which makes it kind of neat.

Thank Bridget G
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Nice and relaxing walk after beach morning. Historic plants, fantastic butterflies and free entrance.

Reviewed July 20, 2017

This old fort has an amazing display of a large variety of plant species. So many beautiful orchids in the orchid garden, some bonsai trees, local varieties, plumeria (my favorite), and so much more! There is a water fountain there, which comes in handy as...More

1  Thank kimboj555
Reviewed July 9, 2017

This is an old fort that the garden club took over and turned into a beautiful garden setting that would be of interest to anyone. Its located right alongside the beach so there is a nice breeze and a lot of shade and sitting areas...More

Thank Linda S
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June 2, 2017|
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Response from Michaelkasperski | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on a leash of course. I love it there.
Sally G
July 22, 2016|
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Response from coconutheadKW | Property representative |
It is a 5 minute drive from the cruise port to Key West Garden Club which is located in the West Martello Tower.
Sally G
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Erik L | Reviewed this property |
Approx. 1.3 miles. Don't worry, it's not that far for a l I surely stroll. It's not far from the southernmost point.