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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.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“shark feeding” (91 reviews)
“sea life” (91 reviews)
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1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
+1 888-544-5927
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

It was pouring rain today in Key West and we wanted to something fun so we decided to go to the aquarium. You can either do a self-guided tour or you can follow along at designated tour times. This is a great outing for small...More

Thank Sonny194869
Reviewed 8 December 2017

There are 3 main center tanks with lots of smaller tanks against the wall. there is an outside area with many fish in an open tank. You can see many of the local fish & wildlife including a huge burmese python, which have been reproducing...More

Thank insider64
Reviewed 5 December 2017

If you go into the KW Aquarium with the right state of mind, I think you will enjoy it. This is NOT the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga. This is NOT the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. This is an older, smaller aquarium that has its roots...More

Thank amieingeorgia
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Love kw aquarium. My little one enjoys hands on tank with all the horse shoes crabs, sea cucumbers, star fish. Jesse was so awesome. He showed us video of crab trying on different shell and told us some much about queen Conch thank you so...More

Thank JohnBask
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This aquarium earns 5 stars from me because of the amazing staff. We are very familiar with the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, so we enjoy a visit with aquatic friends. While the Key West Aquarium was not as large as the Shedd, it has an...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 21 November 2017

A must visit while here. Guided Aquarium tours, lots of marine mammals, touch tank, feeding sharks 4 times per day for great views of 17' sharks! Wonderful sea turtles as well.

Thank Swimmingelf
Reviewed 20 November 2017

loved this place got to touch a shark watch sharks and rays being fed as well as tarpon barracuda and other fish. older building a little expensive for the size of attraction but would recommend if your in key west.

Thank pitbull18784
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The Aquarium was certainly small if you've ever been to a major aquarium. However, this aquarium had several rehab animals including a turtle with a prosthetic fin. The small scale made their feeding shows and information sessions more personal and intimate.

Thank Tiffany B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Go for the historical significance for the role the aquarium played in Key West tourism. Ask about the jellyfish petting tank.

Thank HenryLINY
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I had the best day ever at at the aquarium!! Whenever you go, ask for Jesse Joy. He’s the best. He interacts with people of all ages and just makes your visit even better. I highly recommend going and asking for Jesse !!

Thank Palace N
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16 September 2017|
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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.
23 February 2017|
Response from Manlyelle | Reviewed this property |
We only visited the Key West Aquarium, which we really like.