News and Events

Locals Day

February 7th, 2016

Happy locals day! All Key West residents can visit the aquarium for free on the first Sunday of each month!  

Happy Ground Hog Day!

February 2nd, 2016

Have a happy and safe ground hog day!  

Lets Go Fishing!

January 27th, 2016

Among the many great things of the Florida Keys, fishing is by far one of the most popular activities. There are about 6 types of fishing you can find down here: light tackle, back country, deep sea, reef, bridge, and party boat. Light Tackle: the most flexible and almost any species is achievable: tarpon, sailfish,

Locals Receive Free Admission!

January 22nd, 2016

Residents within our six cities can take advantage of some of our tours and attractions for FREE when accompanied by an adult paid guest.* It’s Simple, Fast & Best of all… Free!                                              

A Living Fossil

January 20th, 2016

With fossils dating back to nearly 350 million years ago, it’s hard to believe that our favorite shoreline friends were once crawling across the oceans floor the same time dinosaurs were around. These sea creatures have adapted to their ecosystems over the eons and still remained ultimately unchanged.              

Locals Day

January 3rd, 2016

Not only is it the first Sunday of the year, but the first Sunday of the month and you know what that means- LOCALS DAY! Free admittance to the aquarium for all of our locals!  

Happy New Year!

January 1st, 2016

Have a happy and safe new year! Welcome, 2016!              

Happy Holidays!

December 25th, 2015

Have a wonderful and safe holiday season!

Hometown Pass

December 23rd, 2015

Key West Residents that sign up for the Hometown Pass program will receive free admission to the Key West Aquarium when accompanied by a guest who has purchased a FULL FARE ADULT TICKET.   ***Tickets may not be purchase online and must be purchased from a Historic Tours of America attractions booth.***

Key West Marine Life You Might See On Vacation

December 21st, 2015

Key West is surrounded by a unique ecosystem at the fusion of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Here, you’ll find the third largest coral barrier reef in the world, much of it protected by NOAA’s Marine Sanctuary, and miles of shallow backcountry sand flats. This environment supports a diverse ecology of marine life