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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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Fun visit... worth the stairs to get to the top!!

Historical and just kind of fun from a touristy stand point. The hike to the top was ok, but the 360 degree view was spectacular!!! Go on a clear day and you can see for miles... read more

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Minnesota
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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Historical and just kind of fun from a touristy stand point. The hike to the top was ok, but the 360 degree view was spectacular!!! Go on a clear day and you can see for miles. Your donation helps keep this historic site up and running. A good donation.

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brighton, tn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited here to get a stamp on our light house pass port. The lady at the front desk acted like she didn't want to be there. The walk up is not too bad but coming down some kids decided they didn't want to continue and cause a bottle neck. It was ok to see once.

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Papillion, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We waited for a sunny day to go here even though it was hot inside climbing to the top. This was a wonderful lighthouse and keeper's quarters w/museum. Climb to the top so you get the feel of climbing a lighthouse. Stop along the way up the stairs and take a look out. Once at the top you can walk... More 

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Greenwich, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

88 steps to the top! Wonderful view. The spiral steps are narrow and it will make you burn a few calories but it is worth it. 360 degree panoramic view at the top where you can see over all of Key West. Museum is a nice addition also.

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red bank
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a visit on a rainy day at it took about 20 minutes to get through the entire facility including going to the top of the lighthouse and looking through the museum. It is nice but nothing out of the ordinary.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As someone who is afraid of heights, it is SO worth the 88 stairs to the top! The view of Key West is amazing. The keeper's quarters and grounds are also neat pieces of history.

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Canberra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved getting up high to see the island from a different view. $10US entry and if you want to pay once you need to buy your souvenirs before climbing. Going up is easier than comming down if heights are an issue. But this is def manageable

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Binghamton, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always nice to get some history of the area you're in. I do have one thing to mention though. There was a very nice older gentleman who "manned" the lighthouse as far as ppl on their way up and down the spiral staircase. He could have used some help though. I am a bit nervous when it comes... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If for no other reason, visit on a clear morning when the climb to the top reveals an awesome view of Key West. The history found on plaques in the lighthouse as well as the lightkeeper's cottage is excellent and interesting.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must to climb 88 steps to top to see an amazing view of island the history of the lighthouse and keepers quarters is something else very interesting There is a discount for seniors and AAA Well worth your time in visiting this place

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