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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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Not worth it

This was one of the worst museums I've ever been to. You think you would see more of the time... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Somerset, New Jersey
Interesting Museum, creepy doll.

We stopped by the fort as part of a Haunted Key West Tour and was impressed by the fort and museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ron H
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“civil war” (21 reviews)
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3501 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-5209
+1 305-296-3913
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank CLux8
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by the fort as part of a Haunted Key West Tour and was impressed by the fort and museum. We spent some time in the gift shop and then saw Robert the Doll and the museum area around it. Interesting and worth a...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son loved the art and I was so excited to see Robert the Doll. I did ask him twice if I could take his picture, just to be on the safe side :-).

Thank Colton M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family was skeptical about going to this Museum. We thought it was going to be some boring museum with blah blah vanilla stuff inside... But the story of Robert the Doll, in the reviews, really caught our attention. The museum was full of history...More

Thank LikeuhBoss
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the history of this museum. Free parking and very inexpensive. It is a self guided tour, has a nice little gift shop and is not air conditioned. We were not into the whole Robert the Doll story which has a display, but loved the...More

Thank Elaine N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived in Key West, via a cruise ship, and I wanted to visit Robert the Doll while I was there. Robert is located at the Fort East Martello Museum, so we hopped on a trolley and got off near the museum. We really enjoyed...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a very interesting place. I would definitely recommend it for people interested in ship wrecks and stories about the civil war. We enjoyed the grounds. This is also the home of the famous Robert the Doll. They do a great job of displaying...More

Thank dvelez3329
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on an afternoon before heading to downtown Key West. The admission price is inexpensive...I think we paid $6/person. It is a self guided tour and you see various Key West historical items, art, a Fort and Robert the doll. The Fort is...More

1  Thank family021
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We went at night with a tour when the museum was closed but we were allowed to see Robert The Doll, who is supposed to be haunted/cursed. The place is old, which added to the scare, there are some gardens and a courtyard. Behind The...More

Thank Muffarah M
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

You enter the gift shop to pay and you are given 2 laminated sheets with info on it. You walk though a black curtain and get hit by a wall of heat. This place is not air conditioned and it was HOT! There are some...More

Thank Maryann W
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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
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Response from HavenCt | Reviewed this property |
They take credit cards
19 May 2016|
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Response from charlesonmission | Reviewed this property |
We also rode our bikes there. As the other reviewer noted, there is parking at the museum. There is also parking along the beach which would probably be cheaper than the airport parking if you don't mind a bit of a farther... More