"Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters Museum" Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum Tip by grkboiler

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by grkboiler

The Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters Museum is the site of the old lighthouse that stood watch for Key West from 1847-1969. On display you will see lighthouse artifacts and get a chance to climb the 88 steps to the top of the lighthouse for a great view of Key West.

The original lighthouse was built in 1847 and was 46 ft. tall. It was extended in 1894 to 86 ft. It is the 15th oldest surviving lighthouse in the US.

Admission is charged. Hours are 9:30am-4:30pm daily except Christmas.

Address: 938 Whitehead St.
Directions: across from Hemingway's House
Phone: 305-294-0012
Website: http://www.kwahs.com

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  • Written Nov 30, 2004
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