Key West Lighthouse

4.51078 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 04:30 pm]
  • Address: 938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, United States
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-3052940012
  • Ticket Price: 10 USD
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Light House, Landmark, View Point, Family And Kids
Tickets From $81.92

Built in 1846, the Tower is afamous tourist attraction to get a panoramic bird’s eye view of the island. The tower is known for hosting wedding ceremonies- a rare attraction in itself for all you honeymooners and to-be- married couples out there. For the solo traveler, the view is a refreshing change to the city’s hustle bustle!

Climb 90 odd steps to unleash the best view you will have of Key West from anywhere in the city- sure to make you go clicking on your camera!

Key West Lighthouse Travel Tips

  • Not a good place to be if you scared of heights.
  • Do carry a camera to capture the breath-taking view.

Entrance Ticket Details For Key West Lighthouse

  • Adult: $ 10
  • Student over 7yr: $ 5
  • Senior: $ 19

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  • Key West Lighthouse Address: 938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, United States
  • Key West Lighthouse Contact Number: +1-3052940012
  • Key West Lighthouse Timing: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Key West Lighthouse Price: 10 USD
  • Best time to visit Key West Lighthouse(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Key West Lighthouse: 00:30 Mins
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  • 27.57% of people who visit Key West include Key West Lighthouse in their plan

  • 81.54% of people start their Key West Lighthouse visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Key West Lighthouse

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

65.22% of people prefer walking in order to reach Key West Lighthouse

People normally club together Ernest Hemingway House And Museum and Cayman Salvage Master Dive Site while planning their visit to Key West Lighthouse.

People also prefer to start their day with Key West Lighthouse.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Key West Lighthouse Reviews & Ratings

  • My first lighthouse. It is not as tall as I imagined lighthouses to be, but that makes it easy to run up and run down. It is a fun activity to run up and the views from the top are pretty amazing. The information about Fresnel's lenses used in the lighthouse to make strong light beams is very interesting Physics!

  • It was just amazing for me. I had recently had brain surgery. Love light houses always wanted to go in one. My first trip to Key West. I got to climb up this beautiful light house. I hope I get to come back again one day so I can see it again. I will never forget the wonderful feeling I had when I got to the top. Thank you Jesus. ❤

  • Nicely kept grounds. I love visiting lighthouses and loved this one. Nice and clean with a great view of downtown key west. Pretty cheap to get in and kids under 4 are free. Also has a souvenir shop. I liked how the stairs were attached to the walls unlike other lighthouses have the stairs floating.

  • What a beautiful landmark. This place is incredible. We had a great experience here and we would live here if this place was not in such a danger zone. Always check the weather before planning a trip here. We went out of hurricane season and I think most people have the same idea as it was very crowded by the lighthouse. Still worth a look.

  • There is a great view from the top of the lighthouse (it is a workout to get up the narrow spiral staircase) and the garden area is nice. The lady in the gift shop was very nice and helpful. The museum was informative. The only negative is the price ($12 for adults and $5 for kids) for a rather brief experience (not a lot to see).

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Key west lighthouse
  • discount for military? how long does it take to visit lighthosue? cost:

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    • The ticket prices of Key West Lighthouse are 12 USD per adult, 5 USD per child (6 and above), 5 USD per student with ID, and 9 USD per senior (62 and above) and Locals with Monroe County ID. I am not sure if there is any military discount offered. It is open daily from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM and visitors usually spend one hour at the lighthouse.    

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