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Address: 1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
Phone Number: +1 888-544-5927
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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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We had an interesting visit to the Aquarium. Can touch hard shell crabs, see multiple rays in large pond and many tropical fish in tanks. We especially enjoyed feeding the fish... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a small and local aquarium which is okay for a short visit. The best part is the touching pool but apart from that, your bog standard aquarium but smaller. Okay for a short visit.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an interesting visit to the Aquarium. Can touch hard shell crabs, see multiple rays in large pond and many tropical fish in tanks. We especially enjoyed feeding the fish in the outdoor pools.

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Thank William D
Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All the years we have been to the Keys diving, we have missed this gem. It is well worth the visit. The personnel are knowledgable about the many exhibits and on the half hour generally give a different talk or feeding. I will visit again!

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As many times as I have been to Key West I had never been to the aquarium. I finally made it and was pleasantly suprised! It has a great collection of marine life in various places throughout the building. Very clean and well cared for. They have a great touch tank good for children and adults too! Loved the shark... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second year to Key West, and we had to go in the aquarium again. It is small, but their Atlantic Shores exhibit is fascinating. If you visit, make sure you're there for the Atlantic Shores talk. You get to feed the big fish and it's really fun. The shark exhibit and the ray exhibit are good too.... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking the length of Duval Street, it was nice to find a little respite from the shops and restaurants. Surprisingly affordable, this little aquarium has a nice array of sea life. We enjoyed the shark feeding exhibit. The staff seems very knowledgeable and were very helpful throughout our visit. The walkway behind the aquarium is beautiful - again a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here three seperate times over the last 5 years and it always has variance, which is nice and what brings us back. The staff are informative and always provide insight into the marine life.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I went here while we were visiting Key West. It was one of those places that you glad you did it once, but would not go back. The price was good and the staff was nice.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The aquarium is smaller than I thought it would be but it's definitely worth checking out. The have a shark feeding, they allow the guests to feed some fish, there's a petting pool and a stingray pool. The staff was very informative and helpful with any questions you have.

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Thank sockast76
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you looking for something to do while you are down on the keys which is educational and affordable this is great. We were really impressed with how much information they gave out and what they had on show. What a range of marine life. Every 30 min they had a talk about a different topic which was great. You... More 

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