The Florida Keys Travel Guide

The Florida Keys Sights

Key West Lighthouse Museum and Keeper's Quarters

  • 938 Whitehead St. Map It
  • Key West
  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Published 07/06/2017

Fodor's Review

For the best view in town, climb the 88 steps to the top of this 1847 lighthouse. The 92-foot structure has a Fresnel lens, which was installed in the 1860s at a cost of $1 million. The keeper lived in the adjacent 1887 clapboard house, which now exhibits vintage photographs, ship models, nautical charts, and lighthouse artifacts from all along the Key reefs. A kids' room is stocked with books and toys.

Sight Information


938 Whitehead St., Key West, Florida, 33040, USA

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Sight Details:

  • $10

Published 07/06/2017


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