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Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

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5550 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2713
+1 305-743-9100
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Great example and sense of a Key Hammock is like

Real nice hiking on a Florida Key Hammock nature area, a gift shop and museum with one of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David Z
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Crane Point Museum and Nature Center - HIDDEN TREASURE

My friend and I spent all afternoon at this beautiful setting and took the tour with Craig who was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cathy C
San Francisco, California
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This nature reserve contains evidence of pre-Columbian civilization and was once the site of an Indian village. We are pet friendly!
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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5550 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2713
+1 305-743-9100

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Real nice hiking on a Florida Key Hammock nature area, a gift shop and museum with one of the oldest houses in the Florida Keys; kayak tours available

Thank David Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I spent all afternoon at this beautiful setting and took the tour with Craig who was very knowledgeable, friendly, accommodating, full of facts and figures about the history of the Keys and the Crane and Adderley homes. Robert in the museum store...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to be here on a day when there were fewer than half a dozen other visitors. It was very peaceful. The natural area has been well preserved, and there are informational signs that explain the vegetation and the ecosystem. The forest is...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a little over 2 hours here and learned much about the original inhabitants, the various changes over the years because of the early wars between Spain, England, the various tribes, and then the US. even the more modern day history has many interesting twists...More

1  Thank J D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property made it through the storm and is green again! It's been cleaned up and is better than ever.

1  Thank erin152
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for about 2.5 hours one afternoon during our trip to the keys, was a great experience. We started off with a golf cart tour that was included in our standard admission, then did a good amount of hiking on a variety of...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to learn about Marathon. Jimmy Ds narration of Marathon’s History and flora was very informative as well as entertaining. We had a great time.

Thank lisaclaytoburns
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Previously the grounds of a private house, Crane Point provides a surprisingly large nature centre in downtown Marathon. It's very accessible and is a great introduction to local nature. It may not be good for arachnophobes: when we were there (in March 2012), there were...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

The main trails have been cleared of debris from Irma's wrath although the roof of the Nature Center is still being repaired. The other trails will be cleared as time and labor permits. Enjoy a peaceful stroll admiring many plants and trees native to the...More

Thank Ervanowitz
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I;ve already reviewed this - updating due to Irma. A couple of the pathways are closed due to hurricane damage, but the main pathways are fine, and the Wild Bird Center was undamaged. Still definitely worth the visit.

Thank chazzq
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28 March 2017|
Response from Charlotte Q | Property representative |
$14.95 adult $12.95 senior or milatiry $9.95 kids under 12 5 & under free
13 July 2016|
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Response from Trainmaster78 | Reviewed this property |
No, no kayaking for me. But, had my (grown) son been along with us, he would have definately pronounced it "pretty good".
Stephanie F
18 February 2016|
Response from Charlotte Q | Property representative |
Not at this time