Key West is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Key West one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Key West is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Key West or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Key West. Explore the historical monuments of Key West with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Key West guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Key West page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Key West landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Key West.
#1 of 3 Historical Places in Key West | Added 16705 times in trip plans
907 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Not many know this but Nobel Prize laureate, Ernest Hemmingway spent around a decade in Key West and wrote about 70% of his books, many of them known to be his best works, in this beautifully built Spanish Colonial stone house. Hemingway is said to have lived in this house at Key West till his death; the house has been preserved in its original sta...
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701 Passover Ln, Key West, FL 33040
08:30 am - 04:00 pm
It’s said that grave you’re buried in, is as important as the house(s) you live in. The Key West Cemetery is testament to this adage. Oscillating between the serious tombstones like the ones who perished with the USS Maine, to the quirky ones like “At least I know where he’s sleeping tonight” and “I told you I wa...
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205 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Audubon House is a fine example of what a 19th century house looked like. Although the house was not built for him, it was named after the famous ornithologist John James Audubon when he stopped over at the house during his tour of studying birds in Florida. The Audubon House was the first house that underwent a full-scale preservat...