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Sheriff's Animal Farm

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Address: 5501 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040-4307
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+1 305-293-7300
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Open 2nd and 4th sundays from 1 - 3pm. Free. Donations appreciated.

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My grandkids love it here

It is such a great place to take the kids and family The animals are cared for and loved it is like our key west zoo but better a must see for visitors

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Miami beach
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Miami beach
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is such a great place to take the kids and family The animals are cared for and loved it is like our key west zoo but better a must see for visitors

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Thank salesjob
kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you! We appreciate your support. More 

Illinois
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151 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

An excellent place to visit, but it's only open the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month and sometimes they cancel one (December 2016 and February 2017 they did), so make sure you check. My husband and I have been coming to the Keys for over 15 years and had heard of this and finally went. Oh what a gem.... More 

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Thank SuzanKen
kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and support of our farm! All of the animals here are abandoned, abused, confiscated, or donated. We give them a forever home! More 

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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stock island's best zoo. Very friendly guards and felons are the hosts at this particular zoo. Well kept and more animals than I expected. Only open every other Sunday. Nice time.

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Thank Billy M
kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting. I'm glad you enjoyed it! More 

Key West, Florida
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39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We've visited a few times and each time I'm impressed with the dedication that Jeanne has to her animals. The inmates are extremely lucky to have such a program!

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1 Thank Beth C
kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the wonderful review! I'm glad you have enjoyed visiting our farm . Your support is greatly appreciated ! Jeanne More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

The animal farm was so much better than I even expected! The animals are all well taken care of and there's a really wide variety - we saw a sloth, multiple large tortoises, ferrets, a peacock, alpacas, a skunk, snakes, a lemur, and others! The inmates and volunteers were there letting visitors hold/pet the animals and to answer questions. And... More 

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Thank Agne J
kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thanks for your support! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit to our little farm! More 

Key West, Florida
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Where else but in Key West would the inmates be running the zoo. Actually it is a rescue facility for animals brought to Key West that shouldn't have been. Very nice for children.

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Thank sophiegalileo
kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thanks so much! More 

Charleston, SC
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68 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This farm is well worth the visit. There are a wide variety of animals, the facility is immaculate, and Farmer Jeanne is an excellent teacher with in-depth knowledge of the animals. Fun for adults and children alike.

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Thank RedCharleston
kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it. More 

United States
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165 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,070 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

They rescue animals from around the area and have them here! Great place for kids and adults alike! This is one of my favorite stops when I come back home to Key West! I hope it becomes one of yours as well!

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kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting and for your support! We are glad you enjoyed it! More 

Montreal
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office Children's Animal Park is located on the grounds of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Stock Island Detention Center, at 5501 College Road. The farm began as a haven for homeless animals underneath a jail facility. This ingenious use of abandoned space should be seen as a model around the country mixing love of animals (often... More 

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kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thanks for that wonderful review! We appreciate your support and are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the farm! More 

Key West, Florida
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is a little zoo right here in Key West that is located underneath the Monroe County Jail. There is a wonderful zookeeper and the animals are cared for by inmates. Great variety of indigenous animals all of which have been rescued. Open one Sunday a month. Great for kids and parents as well. No charge however donations are greatly... More 

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1 Thank BkyCa
kwtraveler, Manager at Sheriff's Animal Farm, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and glad you enjoyed it. We are normally open the second and fourth Sundays of each month, except during major holidays. We appreciate your support! More 

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