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

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Key West Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

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Interesting historic attraction

This is a very interesting place. You can take a self guided tour through the gardens, which are absolutely beautiful. No charge for admission, though donations are accepted. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting place. You can take a self guided tour through the gardens, which are absolutely beautiful. No charge for admission, though donations are accepted. The woman at the desk was very helpful and had lots of info for us (sorry, I did not catch her name).

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Northeast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven been to Key West on several occasions and walking past the West Martello Tower, I finally decided to stop in for a tour. This is a hidden gem!! The garden club did an incredible job transforming this Old fort into a tropical garden, and you find something here you generally don't find in Key West, it's FREE, The only... More 

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marlton nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Key west twice before and had never heard of the West Martello Tower. It is a hidden gem. the key West Garden Club has done a magnificent job with the grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has been coming to Key West for many years, but this year was the first time we have come to this garden. It's free, but they welcome donations. A great shady place on a hot sunny day, with tons of interesting trees and plants and a little history thrown in.

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Cocoa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled on this place driving around key west. Its right on the beach and across from the dog park.. The garden club did a great job with the plants and upkeep. The attraction doesn't cost but they do accept donations. A beautiful place for pictures. The lady at the desk was nice.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous! A definite must see. The attraction doesn't cost but they do accept donations. A beautiful place for pictures. The lady at the desk was very knowledgeable about the place and was very eager to tell us stories. There was a laminated page you can take with you to read about each room and the plant and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We popped in as part of our bike tour. Highly recommend to everyone. Got the brief history upon entering and then free to explore. So many plants, lovely views and interesting info. The Garden Club has done a fabulous job with the old fort!

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dighton, ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This was an unexpected visit. We saw it on a trolley stop and said we should stop and see the gardens. It is free (Although a Donation would be nice) The plants and the trees and geckos were awesome/ We enjoyed our time there !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

They do accept donations but the ladies who worked there were happy to tell you tidbits about the property. They were really nice and the gardens were very interesting with the strangler fig trees. Worth a stop if you are out on a bike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Fifteen years ago I was married at West Martello Tower. It's a beautiful place to visit. A must see while in Key West.

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