Aquarium & Shipwreck Treasure Museum Package
The Aquarium, built in 1934, features the turtles, sharks, game and tropical fish that are native to the waters of Key West. Enjoy daily shark and turtle feedings.
- Key West Aquarium Ticket plus
- Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum:
- Discover the world of shipwrecking 150 years ago
- Hear the story of the Isaac Allerton shipwreck
- Climb a 65' captain's observatory & enjoy spectacular views
- Lift a genuine silver bar from a Spanish galleon
Both the Aquarium and Museum are open daily.
Both the Aquarium and Museum are located in Mallory Square.
1 Whitehead St.
Key West, Florida 33040
Parking is available at Mallory Square or The Opal Resort parking garage.
Child Ticket: 4-12 yrs. of age. Children 3 yrs. of age and younger are free.
Hours of Operation
9am to 6pm.
Last entrance is at 5:30pm.
Florida Keys Ecosystem Presentation
9:30am | 12:30pm | 2:30pm
The Florida Keys marine ecosystem is made up of several different habitats. Journey from the mangroves all the way out to the open ocean by following along the beautiful diorama on our North Gallery Wall during this automated tour.
Atlantic Shores Game Fish and Sharks Tour
10:45am | 1:15pm | 4:15pm
The 50,000-gallon Atlantic Shores exhibit is a slice of our Florida Keys coastline and houses nurse sharks, tarpon, grouper, and jacks. Guests will learn about our mangrove ecosystems and the fish in the exhibit while watching the animals eat.
Rays and Sharks Tour
11:45am | 2:45pm
Rays and sharks belong to the same family! Learn all about these amazing fish as the guide offers them food, starting with our Cownose rays and Bonnethead shark inside, and ending with the Sandbar shark out back. Guests can even feed the wild fish that visit!
Sea Turtle Conservation Tour
10:15am | 12:45pm | 3:15pm
The Key West Aquarium is home to four rescued sea turtles: Rocky, Lola, Spike, and Hector. During this tour, our guides will tell each turtle’s rescue story and how we care for them, as well as provide information about sea turtles in the wild and what people can do to help save them!
Invasive Species Tour
11:15am | 3:45pm
This tour introduces guests to the serious invasive species problem in Florida through the stories of the red-eared slider turtle, Burmese python, and red lionfish.
Touch Tank Tour
Meet the residents of the Touch Tank and hear some Key West history! This tour introduces the mascot of the Florida Keys, the Queen Conch, as well as sea stars, urchins, horseshoe crabs, and other invertebrates that can be seen in our local waters. The guide will help guests interact with the animals in the touch tank while describing what makes them so special!
Touch Tank Tuck-in Tour
Help us put the touch tank animals to bed! Guests will learn about the different animals in the touch tank and can even help our guides with the nighttime care routine!
Virtual Offshore Environmental Experience
9:45am | 12:15pm | 2:15pm | 4:45pm
Take a virtual submarine dive with Captain Nemo as the aquarium transforms into the Nautilus submarine from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea! This automated tour takes guests on a virtual underwater adventure through the marine habitats surrounding Key West.
Discover the undersea world at the Key West Aquarium.
A Window of Wonder comes alive as expert guides explain the mysteries of the water surrounding the Florida Keys. Daily shark and turtle feedings. The Aquarium features a wide variety of fish including grouper, moray eels, barracuda, tropical fish, tarpon, parrotfish and much, much more.
At The Shipwreck Museum, discover the perils of the shipwrecking industry as you journey back in time to 1851.
See how the rewards of this dangerous profession made Key West one of the richest cities in America. Artifacts and video presentations, as well as a 65-foot observation tower, make the museum a unique experience. See and hear film clips, interviews and actual underwater footage in the re-created shipwrecker’s warehouse. Experience the mesmerizing tale of the Isaac Allerton, one of the richest shipwrecks in the history of Key West. Many of the artifacts on display come from her watery grave. Learn about Asa Tift and other individuals who made their fortunes in the exciting and perilous world of wreck salvage. Then climb to the top of the lookout and imagine yourself spotting the wrecks of Spanish galleons and turn-of-the-century cargo ships like the wrecking captain’s of old.