Aquarium, Trolley Tour & Shipwreck Museum Package
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. And guests are invited to journey back to the mid-19th century in the Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, which travel experts and visitors rate as a top attraction in Key West. Highlights of the museum include displays and video presentations on the history of wreck salvage in the Florida Keys and the sinking of the legendary Isaac Allerton. The island of Key West is full of fun and exciting things to do and see. From the Southernmost Point to the quaint streets of Old Town, Old Town Trolley Tour takes you to all the major areas and attractions.
- Key West Aquarium Ticket plus
- Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum plus
- Old Town Trolley Tour:
- Exciting, fully narrated tour of Key West
- 1 day of free unlimited re-boarding / hop on & off
- Open-air sightseeing perfect for taking pictures
- FREE admission to the Sails of Rails Museum included with ticket
- FREE coupons worth up to $50 in discounts
- Please Note: Attraction tickets do not have to be used on the same day
Key West Aquarium & Shipwreck Treasure Museum
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.
Old Town Trolley Tours
Daily 364 days a year.
(We are closed the last Saturday in October for Fantasy Fest)
Tours depart at least every 30 minutes.
Length of tour:
1 hour and 30 minutes if you ride the tour all the way around without getting off and on.
All schedules are subject to change.
Hours of Operation
9am to 6pm.
Last entrance is at 5:30pm.
Atlantic Shores Gamefish Tour and Feeding
9:45am | 4:45pm
Sharks! Feeding and Conservation Tour
10:45am | 12:45pm | 2:45pm
Sea Turtle Conservation Tour
11:15am | 1:15pm | 3:15pm
Invasive Species Tour
11:45am | 3:45pm
Virtual Offshore Environmental Experience
10:15am | 12:15pm | 2:15pm | 4:15pm
North Gallery – Florida Keys Ecosystem Presentation
9:30am | 12:30pm | 2:30pm | 4:30pm
Touch Tank Tour
Key West Aquarium
Touch Tank/Aquarium History: Tour Guides will discuss the aquarium history (first opened air aquarium in the United States), and the importance of the frescos. There is also a touch tank discussion and hands on knowledge of the creatures in our waters.
Atlantic Shores Interactive Feed: Tour Guides will cover the importance of the mangrove eco system and allow guests the opportunity to feed some of our large game and tropical fish while discussing the variety of fish in the exhibit.
Sea Turtle Conservation Tour: Tour Guides will discuss the Aquarium’s role in the conservation efforts of these species.
Stingray Interactive Feedings: Tour Guides will allow guests to interact with our stingrays by feeding and petting these animals. Guides will discuss the misconception about these animals.
The Atlantic Shores Exhibit is a cross section of a near shore mangrove environment. The 50,000 gallon tank holds a variety of tropical fish and game fish.
Key West Old Town Trolley Tours
There’s no better way to see all of Key West than with Old Town Trolley Tours.
The island of Key West is full of fun and exciting things to do and see. From the Southernmost Point to the quaint streets of Old Town, our tour takes you to all the major areas and attractions. See Key West’s first tourist attraction, the Key West Aquarium, which was also the world’s first open air aquarium. Cross the street and you’ll find yourself back in the 1800s at the Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, learning about how Key West became one of the richest cities in the US. The Oldest House Museum is also nearby; it is one of the many beautifully restored homes that are open to the public in Key West.
Marvel at the beautiful species of butterflies in the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, and wander next door to the Southernmost House Mansion and Museum, known for its 19th century architecture and tropical gardens. Cool off with a drink at the famous Sloppy Joe’s Bar or Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville in the Old Town area. But don’t leave Key West until you’ve watched the sunset from Mallory Square, a truly memorable experience!
Key West Shipwreck Treasure 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, laser technology, video presentations and live actors 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. Summon all your strength to lift a silver bar salvaged from a Spanish galleon. 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 captains of old. A top attraction in Key West for kids of all ages.