The Florida Keys Sights

Eco-Discovery Center

  • 35 E. Quay Rd. Map It
  • Key West
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Published 09/14/2015

Fodor's Review

While visiting Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, stop in at this 6,400-square-foot interactive attraction, which encourages visitors to venture through a variety of Florida Keys habitats from pinelands, beach dunes, and mangroves to the deep sea. Walk through a model of NOAA's (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Aquarius, a unique underwater ocean laboratory 9 miles off Key Largo, to virtually discover what lurks beneath the sea. Touch-screen computer displays, a dramatic movie, a 2,450-gallon aquarium, and live underwater cameras show off North America's only contiguous barrier coral reef.

Sight Information


35 E. Quay Rd., at end of Southard St. in Truman Annex, Key West, Florida, 33040, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free (donations accepted)
  • Tues.–Sat. 9–4

Published 09/14/2015


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