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Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum

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Address: 938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-7423
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Very interesting if you actually take the time to go into the museum and listen and read the exhibits. Doesn't take long and the history is actually pretty interesting. Very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cynthia G
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Coral Gables, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting if you actually take the time to go into the museum and listen and read the exhibits. Doesn't take long and the history is actually pretty interesting. Very nice gift shop.

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So, after you get done at the Hemingway museum across the street, be sure to come visit this place. You can go up the 80+ stairs to see the original lamp at the top - it's a masterpiece of fresnel lens manufacture. Once you get done messing around in the lighthouse, come down to the museum - there are lots... More 

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We weren't greeted when we walked in. The lady behind the counter acted like whatever she was doing was more important than us so that wasn't a good start to the lighthouse experience. She didn't tell us anything about what to do just took our money and pointed us to the door we needed to go to. Other than that,... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came across lighthouse on key west trip. $10 entry each. Really enjoyed it and would recommend it. Even to climb the lighthouse for the views around it is worth it. Lots of interesting history attached to the lighthouse. Very interesting. Surprised with how much we enjoyed it.

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Roslyn Heights, New York
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters is a lovely spot. The eighty eight steps to the top of the lighthouse is a fairly easy climb and the reward is breathtaking views of the island. Well worth the climb. The Keeper's Quarters offers a glimpse into what the keeper families went through to maintain the lighthouse as well as an... More 

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Cadiz, Kentucky
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Was a neat trip up all the stairs. The view was amazing. And lets you imagine what the original lighthouse keepers did in their time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great view off all of Key West and no a bad museum to boot. Nice ground and just across the street from the Hemingway house

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought it would be a good idea to wait until a day when there were not too many tourists from the cruise ships in town, so we checked the schedule at the harbor and chose Friday, April 28 to visit the Southernmost point buoy and Key West lighthouse and museum, within walking distance from one to the other. In... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place combines the nice views from the top of the lighthouse with some interesting historical information which you read when walking around the keepers quarters. I would say this is a must visit place when in Key West

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Riverside, California, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum on 5/17/2017. It's easily accessible and across the street from the Hemingway House. You enter through a paved walkway that leads to the ticket counter and gift shop, The gift shop is small (everything in Key West is small) but stocked with quite a variety of books, souvenirs, and kids' souvenirs. The... More 

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