Discover the magic of Key West with a tour of the island and a visit to two of Key West’s best attractions, the Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum and the Key West Aquarium. Become captivated by the charm of one of America's architectural treasures and discover why past residents Audubon, Hemingway, and President Truman fell in love with the island. From bold Spanish explorers and wreckers to the great cigar barons and sponge magnates, you’ll relive the age of settlement through the exciting days of the railroad, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cuban Missile Crisis and into the present. Find out about Key West’s unique role in the Civil War, and Henry Flagler’s dream – and how it came true. Key West’s rich maritime past comes alive at the Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum. There you’ll meet master wrecker Asa Tift as he shows you how salvaging helped make Key West the richest city in America. Climb the 120-foot wrecking tower and see the best views of Key West. At the Key West Aquarium you’ll meet Key West’s underwater residents including sharks, turtles, stingrays and hundreds of tropical and game fish. At the touch tank you’ll get a hands-on experience with conchs, starfish and hermit crabs.
Need to Know:
Note: Seats on the train and trolleys are a fixed-size and some have wheelchair lifts with space to store collapsible wheelchairs. If you are travelling with a wheelchair, please visit the Shore Excursion Desk on board. The Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum has several flights of stairs. Due to the historic nature of the building, it is not wheelchair accessible.
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.