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Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum

938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-7423
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938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-7423
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Reviewed yesterday

Worth the hike up the 88 steps to be able to see 360 degree views of Key West...try and go before 11 or after 3 since the sun can be a factor. The museum and lighthouse keeper's quarters are very interesting as well

Thank Jay R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Trek up and down those 88 stairs is not for the faint of heart! It's especially challenging if others are going the opposite way you are. Lol. Spectacular view from the top of the Lighthouse and the Lighthouse Keeper's house is full of artifacts and...More

Thank JenDeliciousCupcakes
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm a collector of lighthouses, and I knew when we set foot in Key West, that the first place I had to see was the beautiful Key West Lighthouse. And, oh how beautiful it is. They keep this lighthouse and the keeper's quarters in perfect...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you like lighthouses or want a great view of Key West, this is for you! The 88 stairs of the spiral staircase are not the easiest to climb, but the view is worth it. The top of the lighthouse is small, so not many...More

Thank teacherhawk
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Lighthouse Museum is nicely done! The Keeper's Quarters not only has period pieces to show how the Light Keeper's lived, but also has a very nice history of the lighthouses in the area. There is a fee to visit, but to us it was...More

Thank juleighdawn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The view from the top was amazing but if your scared of heights like I am it's going to be rough. The stairs are very small and cramped.

Thank HeatherAshner
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth the 88 steps to the top, the view is amazing. It is tight inside if someone is coming from the other direction.

Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Christina in the gift shop is a hoot! The tour is fascinating. Take the time to listen to the recorded info in the keeper's house. The climb to the top gives you a bird's eye view of the island.

Thank Christianne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful views from the top; Nice Gift shop and the staff has some good stories if is it slow inside.. the Gardens, ART, and Flora are relaxing and allow time to just soak up the Peace. short walk to food . One price and you...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the lighthouse with my wife. It's located right across the street from Earnest Hemingway's house. Has a great view of most of the island. Very beautiful, especially with the red flowering trees everywhere, looks really cool. If you like a little bit of...More

Thank Jclay84
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Leila K
11 July 2017|
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Response from walm1331 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $10 a person. However, I am a Coast Guard Veteran and they admitted me and my family for free.
19 March 2017|
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Unlike some of the other light houses this one does not have landings to rest on. I have a bad back and weak legs, and asthma, it was a struggle for me but i made it and it was well worth the struggle.
25 February 2017|
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Response from StevefromExeter | Reviewed this property |
The stairs are very very narrow, it can be a little frightening passing someone going the opposite direction. There's really no where to stop to rest. But I wouldn't necessarily say it's really steep.