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Key West Aquarium

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1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
+1 888-544-5927
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Meet the undersea residents of Key West at the island’s first attraction. With over a 100 species of fish, turtles, sharks and birds, the Aquarium features a Touch Tank where you can pick up amazing animals. The Atlantic Shores exhibit is a near the shore mangrove environment found in the Florida Keys. See stingrays, sharks, eels, lobster, tarpon, seahorses and colorful tropical fish. Feedings and tours take place at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 4:30pm every day.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“shark feeding” (89 reviews)
“sea life” (91 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
+1 888-544-5927
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Small, but some interesting exhibits and exhibit specific narrated shows. Fun for all ages. Worth the visit.

Thank Danger1955
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Not huge, but enough to explore and keep kids occupied. Fun feeding the fish as well. The exhibits were not big, but it seemed to be quite interactive

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We visited several museums the day we were in Key West, but this was the least essential. It happens to be in the heart of the museum area, so it is easy to visit. I only went to please my daughter. Manage your expectations. The...More

Thank Marie K
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Really nice place to come and interact with the marine animals , employees really knowledgable and very eger to answer question . They are doing a great job to help injured turtles .

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Very fun, beautiful place to take the kids. They learn so much and love interacting with some of the animals. Very nice place to go and visit while you are in key west if you have kids.

Thank Chantelle V
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We have been to many aquariums and although this is small it is one of our favorite aquariums. It wasn't crowded and the staff was extremely knowledgeable and helpful! Will definite return:)

Thank Beachmom629
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Even though it is a small aquarium- we still enjoyed it and spent a few hours walking around viewing the animals and getting out of the sun!!. We really enjoyed the talk on the sea turtles and got to watch them interact. There is also...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 26 March 2016

My kids really liked the touching tank, where you can touch horseshoe crabs, conchs, hermit crabs, sea stars. They have nurse sharks, lots of rays, and turtles and lots and lots of fish. Small aquarium but large amounts of sea life. My kids really liked...More

Thank Zoraida Vianey D
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Educational about the local marine life. Good place to get kids and adults to view first hand and the location! This place does not have AC. So if you're going in here expecting a break from the heat and humidity, you're not going to get...More

Thank OceanViking
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Love how you can pick up certain things in the interactive tank at the front. Also the outdoor areas of this place are very pretty too. Not so big a place that it takes up your whole day but something to do aside from beach...More

Thank Elisha M
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16 September 2017|
Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Hello, I have not received any information on the Aquarium. All of our Key West Attractions are closed until further notice.
22 February 2017|
Response from Manlyelle | Reviewed this property |
We only visited the Key West Aquarium, which we really like.