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Key West Aquarium

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1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
+1 888-544-5927
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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 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.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
+1 888-544-5927
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go the aquarium whenever we are in Key West. They have a great touch tank and presentations on the other tanks. Great displays. Kids love it. Right by Mallory square.

Thank dimmetter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My guess is if you had little children they'd like it more then us adults. For what it was (small ) I suppose it was more a time killer then a "have to see" type of place. If you love aquariums this one is small...More

Thank Brenda2468
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learning about the animals that live in the ocean that surrounds the Keys was the highlight of our visit. This is a small aquarium and not to be compared to well-funded giants like Monterey Bay or Boston. Yet, it does its job well. The handlers...More

Thank synergyworks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute little aquarium in good condition considering it was built 1930s (if remembering correctly). A good variety of aquatic animals and a touch pool. There were also shark feedings however the one thing we strongly disagreed with was they took a shark...More

Thank SquishyDragon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a family friendly aquarium experience thats right near everywhere. Touch and feed many local animal types while instructors teach about their habitats and bodies.

Thank Keith Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the aquarium. It’s small and quaint. The shark & sports fish feeding was awesome. Ray was very informative and passionate about what she does. The aquarium is what you make it. Stop to watch the fish, take in the information, learn, participate...More

Thank SAST82
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Spent 4 days in Key West and our last day was a rain out so we headed to the aquarium; a great recommendation by our hosts at The Mermaid & The Alligator B&B. This historic and quaint aquarium had great exhibits, almost all native to...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We were looking for something fun and quick to do, close to the cruise ship port, and the aquarium fit the bill. We booked tickets online beforehand to save a couple of bucks. The aquarium isn't expansive, but had some interesting displays. And we took...More

Thank TheLostTexan
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We enjoyed the aquarium- seemed a bit high for tickets, but we did enjoy our visit. Looked very in need of a little updating- some could be storm related tho, so I'd go again!

Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice display of tropical fish, sting rays, sharks and sea turtles. Educational exhibits and outdoor viewing and feeding of sea turtles.

Thank jskwarner
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16 September 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.
22 February 2017|
Response from Manlyelle | Reviewed this property |
We only visited the Key West Aquarium, which we really like.