Top Historical Places in Key West

Are you looking to explore the history of Key West through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Key West including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Key West. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Key West ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Key West, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Key West for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Key West with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Ernest Hemingway House And Museum

    Museum, Historical Site

    Ernest Hemingway House and Museum also known as Ernest Hemingway House. Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum located at 907 Whitehead Street and nestled in the heart of Old Town Key West. 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 Colonia...Read more
  2. Key West Cemetery

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    Key West Cemetery


    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 was sick”, you’ll find a map at the e...Read more
  3. Audubon House And Tropical Gardens

    Garden, Heritage Building

    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 preservation and gave way to a preservation movement in ...Read more