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Key West Aquarium, Key West, Florida

1 Whitehead St, Key West, Florida

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  • Visited: November 2014
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
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Wonderful Key West Aquarium!

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Submitted by: Matt K.

Great for kids since there is a touch tank. You get to pet. Live nurse shark and hold a baby alligator. There are a lot of fish and a lot to see with not much walking. It is very close to...

Submitted by: Sean W.

Great place to take the kids (or adults) too while in Key West. What better way to see the life right up close and there are cool shark tanks outside you can walk around too. I think the mos...

Submitted by: James H.

Awesome for kids! Not much walking. Lots of great views. Good times. Not like those big over rated aquariums like Sea World or Atlanta Aquarium that serve some Wall ...

Submitted by: Jennifer B.

The Key West Aquarium is a great place, particularly for the kids.  They let you touch all kinds of sea animals and really cater to the little ones.  Not too expensive, but if you're doing the touristy things - there's the pirate museum too and...

Submitted by: Stacey A.

How many aquariums will let you touch a shark? And a sting ray? And will string a bloody fish THROUGH the shark tank to make the sharks go crazy? Uh, a...

Submitted by: Kristin C.

This aquarium is cute, and fine for what it is.  Read that last bit again, lest I get yelled at - it's fine for what it is.  What it is is, not that much.  It's quite small (especially as compared to aquariums in big cities like Boston, Baltim...

Submitted by: Jan M.

Great place to spend a rainy or hot afternoon.  The tanks are full of the same fish you see out on the surrounding reefs.  You can even pet a shark.  I really love the hands on tank where you can pick up sea urchins, Conchs, star fish etc.  Bring the kids or just be one. TOUR DETAILS: Key West Aquarium Operating Times: Daily. 10 am to 6 pm - 365 days a year. Duration: self guided Booth Location: Mallory Square - 1 Whitehead St., Key West, Florida, 33040 Nearest Intersection: Whitehead Street and Front Street Parking: Parking is available at Mallory Square or The Westin Parking garage. Age Requirements: Children prices are ages 4-12 yrs. of age. Children 3 yrs. and younger are free. Notes: Shows & Feeding: 11...


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