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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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A great view off all of Key West and no a bad museum to boot. Nice ground and just across the street from the Hemingway house

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Cadiz, Kentucky
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Was a neat trip up all the stairs. The view was amazing. And lets you imagine what the original lighthouse keepers did in their time.

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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A great view off all of Key West and no a bad museum to boot. Nice ground and just across the street from the Hemingway house

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Akron, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I thought it would be a good idea to wait until a day when there were not too many tourists from the cruise ships in town, so we checked the schedule at the harbor and chose Friday, April 28 to visit the Southernmost point buoy and Key West lighthouse and museum, within walking distance from one to the other. In... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place combines the nice views from the top of the lighthouse with some interesting historical information which you read when walking around the keepers quarters. I would say this is a must visit place when in Key West

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Riverside, California, United States
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited the Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum on 5/17/2017. It's easily accessible and across the street from the Hemingway House. You enter through a paved walkway that leads to the ticket counter and gift shop, The gift shop is small (everything in Key West is small) but stocked with quite a variety of books, souvenirs, and kids' souvenirs. The... More 

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Thank Jim D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son went up to the top, had sore legs when he got done. 😀 Nice little gift shop and something different to see.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A little off the beaten track, this is great place to visit and enjoy the view. 88 steps gives you the best view of the island! It isn't a particularly challenging walk to get to the top, so well worth the effort. The grounds are nice and the museum interesting.

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating to learn the history of the light house and its place in history. The view from the top is outstanding. Like other attractions it's best to get there when it opens to really enjoy it.

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This really was just something to do while waiting for a Boat trip to start. Very interesting look at Key west History. View from top was amazing!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. The museum had so much interesting information on the various families; we found the women keepers especially interesting. They have three complex lenses that are really amazing and terrific historic artifacts and pictures. We had heard that the stairs were a tight spiral and friends had a 'fear of heights' hit them on the... More 

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