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Key West Aquarium

#40 of 168 things to do in Key West Features Animals
1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
+1 888-544-5927
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1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
+1 888-544-5927
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not sure if it was how much our tour guide cared about the marine life or just the focus on caring for the animals but I loved this little aquarium. The pass is good for two days and I'd recommend visiting for a couple of...More

Thank dance77
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were here with our 9 yr old grandson. Well worth the cost for both adults and children. They have a 320 lb turtle called Hunter that my grandson loved. We were able to see the sharks being fed.

Thank ClButch2014
Reviewed 4 days ago

Quaint aquarium, lots to see. The tour guides were great, and had plenty of information on the animals in there. The turtles were very neat, but each come with their own sad story... The aquarium has some interactive elements, as well. I was able to...More

Thank StarWhiskey
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was fun place to spend a couple of hours! They have several demonstrations during the day and some hands-on activities like the touch pool, a chance to feed the rays, and food you can feed to the fish in the large outdoor tank. They...More

Thank TravelingWithDogz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great little aquarium. Very friendly tour guides and very informative. Loved the turtles and the stories of how they were rescued, and the on-going project of designing a new flipper for one of them. Worth visiting!

Thank daytrippper2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium has not changed since my husband was there 30 years ago. The sharks weren't hungry so we waited, and waited, and the person doing the feeding suggested we come back for the next show

Thank Renata S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely small aquarium close to Mallory Square in Key West. They are DOG FRIENDLY so you can bring Fido with you! How awesome! Our dog Sandy loved the aquarium! We all had a great time! They have three main areas with exhibits including sharks, rays,...More

Thank KLJdolphin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably one of the cutest little aquariums I've ever seen! And it is little! But don't let it's size fool you! It's still worth going to. They feed different sharks and some big ole' fish and it was amazing to watch! Located right...More

Thank Prkaveprincess2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really worth a visit nice to see its helping marine life not just putting them on display. enjoyed meeting the sand shark.

Thank tig662015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the sharks being fed. The keeper was very knowledgeable and gave a good talk. Its a good place to find some shade on a sunny day of it gets little too hot. You'll find other sharks, a sea turtle called Hunter, alligators, fish,...More

Thank janescanlan
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Which is better - Key West Aquarium or Florida Keys Aquarium Encounter on Grassy Key? Compare and contrast?
23 February 2017|
Response from Manlyelle | Reviewed this property |
We only visited the Key West Aquarium, which we really like.