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Fort East Martello Museum

3501 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-5209
+1 305-296-3913
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Interesting but not overly so but see Papio sculptues

Historic Fort. Interesting exhibits. There is a section on the folk sculpture of Henry Papio which... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leonia, New Jersey
Art, history and a haunted doll!!!

This was an ideal stop for us as we finished a trip out to the Dry Tortugas. You can't leave the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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“civil war” (21 reviews)
“ghost tour” (25 reviews)
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3501 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-5209
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Historic Fort. Interesting exhibits. There is a section on the folk sculpture of Henry Papio which is very interesting. Google him first and see if if this is something that would interest you. Very eccentric guy.

Thank MWG12
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an ideal stop for us as we finished a trip out to the Dry Tortugas. You can't leave the airport without passing the entrance to the museum. This is one of those museums where they let the historic building star. It isn't all...More

1  Thank HowlnBubba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If not for Robert the doll, I don't imagine this place would see much activity (and if you know anything about Robert.... You know I don't have any pictures of him. I'm taking no chances. Lol) No guided tours, just you and yours wandering through...More

Thank bearings01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here specifically to see Robert the Doll, and got all of the other extras as a nice add-on. There is ample free parking right outside. The museum is easy to find. There is a military discount. Once you get inside, it's all self-guided....More

Thank rugby007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this little museum inside a civil war era fort. Went especially to see Robert The Doll. Took a selfie with him, after asking him for permission. Loved it. Free parking , only $10 for admission

1  Thank William R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because of Robert the haunted doll. Turns out the place is really cool, walking around the fort and up the steps to the top of the fort. I didn't realize what exactly the place was, loved it, wished we had more time...More

Thank VegasCat15
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This was my first stop in key West, this fort is the home of Robert the Haunted Doll !!!! My wife was very creeped out I thought it was Awesome, your supposed to ask Robert for permition to take his pic or else... A must...More

2  Thank vladsuperman2
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We visited the museum as one of the stops on the Ghosts and Gravestones tour. We learned a little about the history of Fort East Martello. The fort was constructed during the Civil War but was never finished by the Army. It was controlled by...More

Thank XXLDaddy
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We did this as part of the ghost tour. We saw Robert the Doll. There are interesting stories in regards to this doll. They also have speak about a bizarre story of an old X-ray tech that fell in love with a young Spanish girl...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was one of the worst museums I've ever been to. You think you would see more of the time period but no. Some things had no description and the cost of $10 per person for a less than half and hour visit isn't worth...More

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15 September 2017|
Response from Joan R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. No live cams are running...no power. My bet is they did! They have seen a lot of storms! 🙏 for key west!
Faith G
29 May 2017|
Response from NCpanther67 | Reviewed this property |
Stanley Joseph Papi Born in Canada and Raised in Illinois. After Military service he settled in Key Largo, and started a welding business that serviced all of the Keys. But disturbed the neighbors with his crazy gaudy art... More
Megan C
11 July 2016|
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Response from HavenCt | Reviewed this property |
They take credit cards