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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.
Key West Aquarium
from US$16.11*
Key West Aquarium
from US$16.11*
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“shark feeding”(96 reviews)
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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
+1 888-544-5927
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was in Key West for a weekend getaway and it was raining one of our days so we decided to go to the aquarium. Great place the indoor sightseeing out of the weather. The individuals giving the demonstrations were superb. You can reach down and...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little aquarium, they had feedings of sharks and turtles with educational programs. There is an area set up like an estuary with an area for viewing from above. It is also located in the same area where the Trolleys are near Mallory square

Thank Gator58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is aircondtioned and very small. However my son did get to feed a nurse shark. I was expecting a bit more

Thank JaneL27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This aquarium has a long history, however is a bit short in size. It's great for young kids but keep your expectations in check if you've ever been to a big city aquarium.

Thank misterSman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are really happy we took the time to visit the Key West Aquarium on our last day in Key West. The aquarium is small but has so much marine life to view, to touch, to feed, & to learn from. The staff is very...More

2  Thank MJ C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for an aquarium filled with a lot of large great white sharks like Baltimore Aquarium, you will be disappointed. The aquarium is very small, but there are tour guides who give educational information concerning the fish and displays that feature true...More

1  Thank erwaller4
Reviewed September 6, 2018

This is a small aquarium. Walking it is not tiring. It has a good variety of exhibits. Children love this place. Even an old geezer like me enjoyed it.

1  Thank oag3279
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We drove down to Key West from our vacation spot in Key Largo. Long drive, but fun for our family. It had been 18 years since our last visit and we where looking forward to shopping our way down Duval Street and bringing home many...More

1  Thank Rene R
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Stopped here on our way out of Key West. Very small Aquarium, but it packs a lot of punch. A touch pond, Shark feeding and lots of sea turtles. I could see this getting very congested if a cruise ship was around.

Thank Damien H
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Really nice place run by staff that really care about the creatures they look after. Great stories about the rescue and rehabilitation of animals there so really heartwarming and non commercial. Great education and experience all round.

Thank jonathanwest
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Catherine T
September 9, 2018|
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.
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.
February 22, 2017|
Response from Manlyelle | Reviewed this property |
We only visited the Key West Aquarium, which we really like.