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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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Nice walking tour

This was a great walk with markers of flora and Fiona. If youn keep your eyes open you can see... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ElaineUpper
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Niagara Falls, Canada
A remarkable preservation

If you are supportive of local preservation efforts, then this is for you. To be able to carry on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oliver B
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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 good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bird sanctuary” (41 reviews)
“golf cart” (28 reviews)
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5550 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2713
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+1 305-743-9100
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"bird sanctuary"
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"golf cart"
in 28 reviews
"adderley house"
in 23 reviews
"injured birds"
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"tram tour"
in 12 reviews
"plants and trees"
in 9 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 20 reviews
"early settlers"
in 8 reviews
"cracker house"
in 8 reviews
"spider webs"
in 7 reviews
"butterfly garden"
in 9 reviews
"natural florida"
in 7 reviews
"keys history"
in 15 reviews
"gift shop"
in 32 reviews
"walking trails"
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"local history"
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"self guided tour"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great walk with markers of flora and Fiona. If youn keep your eyes open you can see some interesting things. The property was well preserved and clean. The museum had some interesting exhibits and stories. Gift shop was cute. A good way...More

Thank ElaineUpper
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are supportive of local preservation efforts, then this is for you. To be able to carry on this not-for-profit for so long is a great testament to the locals who treasured this preserve. To think about the original inhabitants in their natural habitat,...More

Thank Oliver B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like many of the other reviews I agree this place is great to walk along the trails and see the mangroves. There are some attractions like the bird recovery center and a few historic structures. I am sure the tours would be good but they...More

Thank Scott M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a low key place. It main focus is to educate people about caring for the environment so turtles are not harmed. They care for hurt / sick turtles and that is what they are all about. Giving educational tours is how they get...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife just had to go to this place, kids excited at first but quickly became bored which made my job much harder. Its just ok, has some interesting exibits but just not enough. Your in the Florida Keys, way more better things to do and...More

Thank nicetryohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what I expected, but this was not all that interesting or exciting. Me and my 11-year old son. Granted, it was right after hurricane Irma, but we kind of just wandered around on the paths. I guess it’s good for a walk if...More

Thank MadeItToEurope
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our snorkel trip was cancelled due to high winds and we were looking for something to do. This was a nice walk, about 1.5 mile round trip ( I recommend sneakers), but we saw very little wildlife. I was hoping for more birds, turtles, or...More

Thank Belle1691
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crane point is a delightful easy walk on paths suitable for buggys and some wheelchairs. It is possible to also go off into the Hammock itself (the term for this type of woodland) and get a lovely 'lost in the jungle' selfie without any danger....More

Thank fionahw
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We were in Marathon for 8 days in February. My wife and I took a 2 hour kayak tour of the bay side of the Keys. The tour and operator are not part of the Museum but act as a vendor. We had a very...More

1  Thank Doug C
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Went to crane point with my fiance and 19 month old. Kids under 5 get in free. Go on a not so hot day, you'll be walking alot. If you have a stroller it must be a bigger stroller with large wheels, umbrella strollers won't...More

1  Thank mpaxitzis02
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johnnassau
29 March 2017|
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Response from Charlotte Q | Property representative |
$14.95 adult $12.95 senior or milatiry $9.95 kids under 12 5 & under free
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TD363
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".
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Stephanie F
18 February 2016|
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