3501 South Roosevelt Blvd.
A1A, at the Airport
Key West, FL 33040
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Constructed in 1862 this brick fortress now serves as a museum, highlighting the eccentric, eclectic and haunted side of Key West's past. The fort features vaulted brick ceilings, curved walls and a central lookout tower for viewing the Atlantic.
Cuban-American folk artist Mario Sanchez's colorful wood-carvings, depicting Key West in the early 1900s, Stanley Papio's irreverent found object art, along with artifacts from the city's haunted past including Robert the Doll, will thrill and delight visitors.
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