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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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“shark feeding” (91 reviews)
“sea life” (91 reviews)
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1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
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"sea life"
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"horseshoe crabs"
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"sea cucumbers"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is a very small touch tank, a small open top tank with some sharks and sting rays, and about 15 other small tanks to see fish. Two outside turtle enclosures out back with sad turtles living in small tanks and a shallow fish pond...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not worth the price of admission. Very small with not much to see. Gift shop was almost as big as the aquariumMore

Thank David S
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Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Key West Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I was sorry to read that your tour with us did not meet your expectations. We do have a 100% Satisfaction guarantee that you will find on the customer service page of our website. Our aquarium content is restricted to species of fish indigenous to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed learning about the local fish, turtles and coral reefs. They keep a schedule for you to watch them feed the different species.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shark, stingrays, couple of cool fish, couple of turtles and a few small alligators.. That's about it. Definitely NOT worth the price of admission. They have some damage from the semi recent hurricane but I can't imagine it would be much better if everything was...More

1  Thank Reagan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I work on cruise ships selling tours. Visiting the Key West Aquarium I was lucky to catch the most informative & professional guide there, Jessy Joy. The tour consists of previews from different tanks and spieces in them. From Jessy's narration I learned more than...More

1  Thank Anton B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Book these tickets with a cruise excursion, it will be much cheaper. Its a nice little spot for younger kids, our 3 year old loved the sharks and the sea turtles.

Thank Adam B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids and I visit the aquarium often, and always bring visitors of Key West with us. Even though we often see the marine life in the ocean as locals when we go out on the boat, we still love seeing them up close in...More

1  Thank Sunhippie
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quaint Aquarium. One large room two tanks 1 sharks one Rays. About 20 aquariums set into the wall around the perimeter. In the back there is a tank for loggerhead turtles. Going through the aquarium door there is a large tank in front of...More

Thank Shelly A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the aquarium on a chilly afternoon in Key West. The aquarium is not large and could easily be seen in a half an hour if you don’t stop and listen to any of the live interaction‘s, which are held every...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love coming here and feeding the fish and animals here. They have an amazing touch tank you can hold and touch animals in the tank.

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dacranjel
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.
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PJMain
22 February 2017|
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Response from Manlyelle | Reviewed this property |
We only visited the Key West Aquarium, which we really like.
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