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“Great View and Fantastic History”

Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum
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Key West Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
Ranked #42 of 187 things to do in Key West
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This lighthouse, and the lighthouse keepers' house, are very well maintained. The lighthouse offers a super view of Key West. We then toured the lighthouse keepers' house adjacent to the lighthouse. It is now a museum and had much interesting history. The grounds are nicely maintained, also. For me, this is a must-visit for Key West.

Thank James W
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

The restored light house and keepers home, offers a lot of history about the area and light keeping service, which ultimately became part of the Coast Guard. It's 88 steps to the top of the light house, but the view is worth it.

Thank Susan K
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I find Lighthouses are magical places to visit. This particular lighthouse and keepers quarters museum was certainly worth the cost of admission. Besides the panoramic views the amount of history to be acquired was excellent. The keepers quarters was restored with original artifacts. Went early on a clear sunny day. Not sure if it would be advisable to bring young children. The gift shop is filled with more than T-shirts and post cards. Can easily fill up 2 to three hours.

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Worth an hour or so. Keepers quarters now a mini museum giving an idea of the keepers lifestyle, 7 days a week, year around.....glamorous not apt description, u understand how hard it was.
Lighthouse itself very cool, view awesome, the climb hard for many as you would expect, with only one platform to rest without blocking others ascending and descending.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Key West clean up crews did a great job after Irma. You'd never know what happened only a few short months ago as you enjoy the view from the lighthouse.

Thank EZGoingTraveler10001
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