West Martello Tower

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  • Address: Atlantic Blvd and White St, Key West, FL33040, United States
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-3052943210
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids

The West Martello Tower and the Key West Garden Club have a rich history steeped in the Civil War period.

The beautiful premise is flooded with green plantations that are well maintained while the buildings are preserved to give you a peep into how world was in the 1860s.

The guided tours are informative and give you an insight into the architecture of the place as well as some fascinating stories to give you some food for thought after you leave.

  • The guided tours are highly recommended for first time visitors to know more about its rich Civil War History.

  • Donations are accepted.

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  • West Martello Tower Address: Atlantic Blvd and White St, Key West, FL33040, United States
  • West Martello Tower Contact Number: +1-3052943210
  • West Martello Tower Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • West Martello Tower Price: Free
  • Best time to visit West Martello Tower(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit West Martello Tower: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 28.75% of people who visit Key West include West Martello Tower in their plan

  • 52.94% of people start their West Martello Tower visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see West Martello Tower

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting West Martello Tower

People normally club together Key West Butterfly And Nature Conservatory and The Studios Of Key West while planning their visit to West Martello Tower.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • This is a favorite place of ours. It's very relaxing. Sorry to see that huge tree is gone 😔

  • I was very impressed by this botanical garden. The fort made it so much more special and added a historical aspect to it and I’m glad I got to learn a bit of history on it when entering. The cactus were my favorite. They were HUGE y’all! Definitely check this place out if you are a plant lover. It’s right on the beach as well and you get the relaxing sounds of the waves in the background as your browse the plants and you can just sit and enjoy nature here. One of my favorite spots I visited in kw.

  • Beautiful place we loved it. It's recovered well after the hurricane. Great job at keeping it looking amazing..

  • Flowers are not my deal...but this place was impressive. The volunteers are great and help guests understand the different flowers and plants in the area....including some of the insects present. I have the feeling that if you enjoy flowers and plant life this place is heaven. It has an interesting history to add to the unique nature of the place.

  • Such a lovely group of people who maintain the West Martello Tower. They were welcoming and helpful. Taking their time to explain some of the history of the tower. They keep the tower clean and have a variety of plants to view. I would definitely visit again given the chance.

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