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Address: 1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
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+1 888-544-5927
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Meet the undersea residents of Key West at the island’s first attraction....

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 shore mangrove environment found in the Florida Keys. See stingrays, sharks, eels, lobster, tarpon, seahorses and colorful tropical fish. Feedings and tours take place at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 4:30pm every day.

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Small but very entertaining

Not to pricey and very nice exhibits including turtle rehab and sting ray pool. Also a very nice area for kids to touch starfish and other shell fish

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Key West, Florida
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Anna, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The KW Aquarium is in dire need of an update. Some of the tanks are too small for the number or size of the fish that are in them.

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Smithfield, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The aquarium was very nice and the price wasn't too bad. We booked it as a package with the Ernest Hemingway house. My wife and I enjoyed it very much. Rae (not sure the spelling) did the activities and presentations, and was wonderful. She was very informative and enthusiastic. She went from activity to activity almost non-stop. She taught but... More 

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Thank jonathanguth85
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of cool exhibits at this place! Lots of beautiful, tropical fish. Turtles, sharks, stingrays... all kinds of sea creatures to check out. Informative shows and interactive opportunities make it easy to spend a few hours here! The highlight of Mallory Square, in my opinion!

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Thank Anna H
North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visit a lot of aquariums, this will probably be a disappointment to you. The number of specimen is limited and not much of them are unique. The outdoor pool with the large fish and sea turtle is a highlight.

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Thank retiree2
Key West, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not to pricey and very nice exhibits including turtle rehab and sting ray pool. Also a very nice area for kids to touch starfish and other shell fish

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Thank Robert L
Carman, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our two year old and he loved it. Not super crowded when we went. Lots to see like sea horses, jelly fish, eals and much more.

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Monclova, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This aquarium is small but good for little ones. My 5 year old got to feed a Manta Ray and so he loved it. A little too small for the rest of us.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So it's an OK aquarium. Quite small and doesn't take very long to go round. Best bit is the outdoor pool with turtle and tarpon in. Nice ot get out of the heat of the day

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little aquarium. Took my 2 year old there two days in a row and he loved it each time! He loves the touch tank, sharks, sting rays and the turtles.

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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although small, we really enjoyed our visit. By far the best part were the narratives given by the staff. I could have spent 4-5 hours here, but I will save that for another day.

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