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The Florida Keys Sights

Fort East Martello Museum & Gardens

  • 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd. Map It
  • Key West

Updated 05/07/2015

Fodor's Review

This redbrick Civil War fort never saw a lick of action during the war. Today it serves as a museum, with historical exhibits about the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the latter are relics of the USS Maine, cigar factory and shipwrecking exhibits, and the citadel tower you can climb to the top. The museum, operated by the Key West Art and Historical Society, also has a collection of Stanley Papio's "junk art" sculptures inside and out, and a gallery of Cuban folk artist Mario Sanchez's chiseled and painted wooden carvings of historic Key West street scenes.

Sight Information

Address:

3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, Florida, 33040, United States

Map It

Phone:

305-296–3913

Website: www.kwahs.com

Sight Details:

  • $9
  • Daily 9:30–4:30

Updated 05/07/2015

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