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News and Events

2012 Key West Food and Wine Festival Grand tasting

October 12th, 2011

The Key West Aquarium has been selected as the venue for the 2012 Key West Food and Wine Festival Grand Tasting. This signature event will take place on Friday, January 27 from 5 to 7 pm. On this evening our underwater residents will have to take a back seat to the wine. Regional wine representatives

Employee of the month

September 12th, 2011

  The Key West Aquarium is very proud to announce Rebecca Cobb as “Employee of the month” for September 2011.  Rebecca moved to Key West from Madison, Wisconsin in February 2011, she has been with the aquarium since June of 2011 as a Tour Guide.  Rebecca is a true team player and has multi tasked different roles

"The Learning Cove" Opening August 2011

July 25th, 2011

The Key West Aquarium welcomes its newest exhibit, “The Learning Cove.”  This exhibit is packed full of information concerning the conservation and ecology of our marine environment.  Some of the exhibits include, “Shark Awareness” many misconceptions about sharks and this causing human fear. “Florida Keys Reef” our island chain we call the Florida Keys is home to

Aquarium Remodeling

July 1st, 2011

Since March 2011 the Key West Aquarium has been under going a face lift.  A new entry way to the aquarium is just about completed. Atlantic Shores has a new deck making it wheel chair accessible. Our famous Touch Tank will not be spared from the construction, it too will receive a new look. The