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Observation Tower

Shipwreck Historeum, Mallory Square, Key West, FL
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Breathtaking Views

No better view anywhere in Key West than here on the Observation Tower above the Shipwreck Museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Myers, Florida
Waste of time and money

This was VERY disappointing. It cost $7 to go up the tower, which is really not all that high and... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Chuck L
Florissant, Missouri
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Shipwreck Historeum, Mallory Square, Key West, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No better view anywhere in Key West than here on the Observation Tower above the Shipwreck Museum. Now, you have to pay admission to go through the museum; however, it is worth it to go to the top of the tower. The museum is very...More

Thank Benzboy06
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This was VERY disappointing. It cost $7 to go up the tower, which is really not all that high and you really do not see much accept the top of the buildings and some see. For maybe $2 or $3 it would be worth it....More

Thank Chuck L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Each March it was not open , we are hoping this September it will be open ! One of the few things we have not done in Key West

Thank grant_miller
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Located in the heart of the tourist area in old town, so easy to find. Not very expensive considering the tour provided, artifacts available to see, history to learn, and tower to go up and enjoy the views. Definitely worth doing while in town.

Thank bondrey
Reviewed 8 May 2017

An easy climb with great views. You can see for miles on a clear day and there is a bench to sit and rest for those less able to manage to climb in one go.

Thank janescanlan
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Many of the hotel shuttles stop at the Shipwreck Historeum at Mallory Square. You are missing a bet if you don't check out the great view of the Gulf from this Tower.

Thank FrederickBurg
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Climbing to the top was a bit of work since I am afraid of heights, but the staff was encouraging and I finally made. The views from up there are amazing!

Thank W0lfpackMom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

this place is never opened. I've tried to go here 3 years in a row and ive yet to see it opened.............

Thank EcoTraveler13
Reviewed 13 March 2017

When you go to Key west for the first time you must go to the tower, there is a show inside included with the small fee. When you go up the stairs and get to the top you can see the harbor, Mallory S ,...More

Thank gemlash
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is the second time I have climbed the tower...first time was years ago when my legs were much younger and stronger. But I was glad I did it again. It really is worth the climb. Weather was clear and I could see for miles....More

Thank evergrn76
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Sally G
18 January 2017|
Response from AsIff | Reviewed this property |
on the web page for adult it says $15.04 that the price I saw today if you buy on line they knock off 10% look up shipwreck pirate museum key west
Sally G
3 July 2016|
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Response from AsIff | Reviewed this property |
No you pay to go to the pirate museum its on top of there.