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Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum

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938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-7423
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was very interesting and worth a visit, despite the 88 steps up to the top of the lighthouse! It would have benefited from someone guiding the tour & making some of the exhibits come to life.

Thank Leeannev52
Reviewed 4 days ago

This lighthouse and keepers cottage is pretty and well maintained. There are 88 metal spiral stairs to the top of the lighthouse so it is not practical for everyone

Thank Gowermoo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The lighthouse is $10 per person for admission and if you’re solely wanting to see the lighthouse be ready to pay. There is one set of spiral stairs leading you to the top and the same staircase will lead you down. The view at the...More

Thank Courtney V
Reviewed 6 days ago

It seems there are fewer and fewer lighthouses you can climb and being from Oklahoma the opportunity to climb a lighthouse do not come along very often. We enjoyed it.

Thank joe j
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got there too late to tour keepers quarters museum or walk up the lighthouse, but got awesome pictures anyhow of the lighthouse both by day AND at night!! Easy parking in a parking lot

Thank d2h2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just across the street from the Hemingway house, this little lighthouse and keepers quarter's is a fun adventure. The climb is not too bad and the view from the top is really nice! If you are already at the Hemingway house, just cross the...More

Thank Captain_AmeriDad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the money to get a great view of a great town. If you are a veteran - ask for the discount! We enjoyed taking the 80+ steps up the lighthouse and then enjoyed seeing all parts of the town.

Thank ciaomiele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The climb up the steps was a little scary, but definitely worth a climb to the top! The view is spectacular!!! p.s. the sign tells you how many steps there are to make it to the top, so it helps to count the steps as...More

Thank kathyb6242018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If my review is helpful, please give me a “thank you” vote. 1. Details of my visit. This is the second time I have visited the Key West Lighthouse. I would not have visited it again if it was not a high-quality attraction. I visited...More

2  Thank raj0302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you area lighthouse lover like myself, then this is the place to visit if in Key West. Able to climb to the top of the lighthouse for a great view of the area. Lots of interesting information to read about the history of the...More

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I do not know but I know much of Duvall ST. survived the storm
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Response from Pamela M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes there is a fee for the lighthouse. It costs $10. to go in the lighthouse & museum. There are 80-90 steps to the top, where you can go outside and walk around the top of the lighthouse. It is a narrow stairway... More
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Response from Curiosity551354 | Reviewed this property |
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.