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Observation Tower

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A great overview of Key West town and harbor.

There is a great view from here, however it is not free. There is an admission fee to get into the... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Jeffrey L
Morrisville, Vermont

Great tower. You can see the whole bay and big part of the city. The water is so blue from above... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Lodz, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Basically a shipwreck recovery museum, pick up a real silver bar and make the climb up the tower. The USS Maine exhibit is good for those Old Navy types.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 9 December 2018

There is a great view from here, however it is not free. There is an admission fee to get into the Shipwreck Museum, which I found a little high for what we got.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Great tower. You can see the whole bay and big part of the city. The water is so blue from above... really nice

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I was apprehensive about the many stairs but the view was worth the climb!! I was able to take amazing photos which I plan on blowing up for our [pool area at home.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nislandscaping
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Can't wait to bring my kids down to check this out. Saw this on my first visit and love it! It's close to good food and shopping, too.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

So disappointed to pay the admission prices only to find the observation tower is closed for inspections due. The rest of the museum is packed with awesome memorabilia and I will give a review on the museum in another post.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tcstcy0ung
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great views from here! The entire pier area and Malory Square are beautiful from this perspective. Afraid of heights?

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rick D
Reviewed 26 August 2017

didn't go up- looked quite high- nice to view from below and see the people up there. Can't miss it---just look up!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Not sure why some people said it was $7 to climb up and a waste of money, it was included in our Shipwreck museum ticket (which was great) and so we climbed up. Super views of the area and a nice shot of our Carnival...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank CanadianinBatonRouge
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Between the lighthouse and the tower we would give the tower the best view honors that we tried and the best part of the shipwreck museum .

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mike W
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17 January 2017|
Response from AsIff | Reviewed this property |
on the web page for adult it says $15.04 that the price I saw today if you buy on line they knock off 10% look up shipwreck pirate museum key west
2 July 2016|
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Response from AsIff | Reviewed this property |
No you pay to go to the pirate museum its on top of there.