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Address: 1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-4883
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09:30 - 17:00
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Tropical gardens set in an old fort

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Beautiful little gem.

A lovely peaceful garden tended with care, right on the ocean. Worth a walk along the beach side to spend a while here. Totally free but a donationn welcome. A little hidden gem... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely peaceful garden tended with care, right on the ocean. Worth a walk along the beach side to spend a while here. Totally free but a donationn welcome. A little hidden gem in Key West.

Thank janiensk
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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80 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been wanting to come here for the past couple of trips and finally made it. We rode bikes over and explored the tower. It is free to get in, but they do ask for donations. The butterfly area is beautiful as well as the area along the water. The huge banyan tree is a site to see as... More 

Thank jtrig1
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautifully landscaped gem inside the ruins of. 19th century fort. Well worth a visit. Linger a while and check every book and cranny

Thank Joe B
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely garden that is worth a quick look at if you have time. It is free and doesn't take a lot of time, although the guide provides extra information if you want to spend a bit longer. They have a giant tree that is hard to believe. They

Thank Colette S
Machiasport, Maine
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's so easy to just walk, bike or scooter by this but don't. Stop and take a few minutes to stroll around the breathtaking gardens situated right on the ocean front. Take in the history and antiquity of the grounds and building and feel the old Key West.

Thank stephenrankin2016
Cudjoe Key, Florida
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199 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A most unique attraction, see plants that only grow in this region. It's a self guided attraction, but the garden club members are always there to help. Beautiful location with spectacular ocean views, located near the beach and great restaurants. Very relaxing and educational!

Thank shark4rae
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The attraction is free with an option to donate. We parked down this area and it is about a 15 min walk to duval st from here. This location is a historical tower that was turned into a gardening club. It's really gorgeous in there and peaceful. A lot of locals stated they go there and drink they're coffee (there's... More 

Thank meltxlx
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful spot for a stroll or sit down and read or just take in magnificent views of the Atlantic ocean. Best of all its FREE. Wonderful flowers and plants. Very relaxing and located next to Higgs Beach with a city park across the street

Thank J L
Meridianville, Alabama
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This place was truly a delight to find and walk through. Very small but worth the trip. No fees but they do take donations. I highly recommend for anyone who just loves nature, trees and beauty.

Thank Joyce713
Fair Haven, New Jersey
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319 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Fort Martello has become the home of the Joe Allen Garden Club. The Club has done a beautiful job of integrating a botanic garden into the historic fort. Well worth the time to explore. It is free, but a donation is suggested.

Thank John H

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