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Key West Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Key West Aquarium
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Meet the undersea residents of Key West at the island’s first attraction. With over a 100 species of fish, turtles, sharks and birds, the Aquarium features a Touch Tank where you can pick up amazing animals. The Atlantic Shores exhibit is a near the...more
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1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very small aquarium and didn't take very long to go through. The staff was very nice but I was disappointed compared to the other aquariums that I have visited previously.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chandler462
Navigate786190, Education Supervisor at Key West Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, my name is Kristina Pendleton, I’m the Education Coordinator at the Key West Aquarium. I apologize that your experience with us warranted a three star review. Our beautiful aquarium, built in 1935, houses a diverse collection of fish and invertebrates from the local ecosystem...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Meet Lola the sea turtle with a prosthetic fin, watch sharks feeding, learn about keys sea life. Great displays and staff

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank iorsailor
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the aquarium. There are lot of fish species presented that I've never hear of. The museum has a lot of information on the fish, where they came from and how Key West has species that aren't found anywhere else in the world. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium is a fun stop while in Key West, and was one of the first tourist attractions in the area. Don't expect a world class facility, but especially if travelling with kids this can be a great way to see the marine life that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nicoleandcurtis
Reviewed 1 week ago

This really needs quite the update. This facility is really out of date. With the amount of people visiting Key West and spending time in Mallory Square it should attract more customers but it doesn't seem that way. Only a handful of us where there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank spytravelgirl
Navigate786190, Education Supervisor at Key West Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, my name is Kristina Pendleton, I’m the Education Coordinator at the Key West Aquarium. I apologize that your experience with us warranted a two star review. Our beautiful aquarium, built in 1935, houses a diverse collection of fish and invertebrates from the local ecosystem...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Key West Aquarium. Rae, the guide who gave the talks the day we were there was great. Very informative, interesting and valuable. The place is not huge but it has interesting exhibits and a hands on touch pool for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CJT1997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this aquarium with 3 kids of 9, 6 and 4 and they all loved it, in particular that they could touch the sea stars, sea cucumbers and crabs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CoCo01Co
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you need a break from the sun, don't miss this small aquarium. There are some interactive learning activities for the kids and the jellyfish tank is mesmerizing. The staff here do great work caring for injured sea turtles. This is a 60-90 minute activity...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JennyFromWisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointed with the Key West Aquarium. Not a huge place but I have been to aquariums of similar size that I consider to be far better. One young lady who works there was giving lots of talks, one after the other, whilst we were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Petal35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This isnt a huge aquarium but to kill an hour or two and for the price, it was worth it. The kids got to feed the sting rays and pet an alligator. Some interesting fish throught out and saw awesome turtles. No complaints and glad...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Catherine T
September 9, 2018|
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Response from jonathanwest | Reviewed this property |
The ticket we had allowed us to go back the next day but I reckon 2 hours should do it if you include the shark feeding and the outside fish feeding events.
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dacranjel
September 15, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Hello, I have not received any information on the Aquarium. All of our Key West Attractions are closed until further notice.
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PJMain
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Manlyelle | Reviewed this property |
We only visited the Key West Aquarium, which we really like.
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