HISTORICAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF THE UPPER KEYS
Jerry Wilkinson 852-1620 · Email: jerry142@terranova.net
· Key Largo, FL
Meets at Key Largo Library Community Room, second Monday of each
month. Most programs of a historical nature.

KEY WEST ART & HISTORICAL SOCIETY
296-3913
3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd. · Key West, FL 33040
Membership open to general public. Meets year-round; meetings
announced in quarterly newsletter for the special events being offered.
Activities include Key West Museum of Art & History, self-guided tours of
East Martello Fort and Museum, Key West Lighthouse, various
receptions and exhibitions of an art, cultural and historical nature.

KEY WEST BUTTERFLY & NATURE CONSERVATORY
305-296-2988
1316 Duval Street · Key West, FL 33040
Contact us at www.keywestbutterfly.com

KEY WEST FIREHOUSE MUSEUM
305-292-8179
Corner of Grinnell & Virginia · Key West, FL 33040
Progressing and soon to come -- A museum honoring the history of
firefighting in Key West. Restoration of the 2-story brick Fire Station #3
originally built in 1907 is underway. Call 292-8179 and ask for Alex Vega
for information and how you can help!

KEY WEST GARDEN CLUB
305-294-3210 · Email: www.keywestgardenclub.com
1100 Atlantic Blvd · Key West, FL 33040
Floral Tapestry flower show in March, permanent exhibition at W.
Martello Tower

KEY WEST HOUSE & GARDEN TOURS
294-9501 · Fax: 294-9501
P.O. Box 689 · Key West, FL 33041
January through March

KEY WEST LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM & KEEPERS QUARTERS
294-0012
938 Whitehead St. · Key West, FL 33040
Open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Adults-$10, Students-$5, Active military-
Free, Locals-Seniors(62 up)-AAA -$9. Children under 6-Free. Climb the
88 steps of the old Key West Lighthouse for one of the best views of Key
West and surrounding waters. See the lenses and technology that
made the lighthouse function and explore a faithful recreation of the
lighthouse keeper's residence.

KEY WEST MARITIME HISTORICAL SOCIETY
305-292-7903
P.O. Box 695 · Key West, FL 33041
A Society for the study, appreciation, and preservation of the maritime
heritage of the Florida Keys. Lectures, field trips, exhibits, publications
and special events.

KEY WEST MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY AT THE CUSTOM HOUSE
295-6616 · Email: cpennington@kwahs.org
281 Front St. at the corner of Greene St. · Key West, FL 33040
Galleries feature several changing art history exhibitions of local,
national, and international scope. "Remember the Maine," is an ongoing
exhibit devoted to the famous battleship and the Spanish-American War.
The imposing red brick and terra-cotta building is a tour in itself. Daily
9-5 p.m. Adults $8, students $4, children under 6 free.

KEY WEST TROPICAL FOREST AND BOTANICAL GARDENS
296-1504 · Email: KWBGS@Bellsouth.net
5210 College Rd., Stock Island · Key West, FL 33040
Open daily 10-4. $5.00 donation requested. Mailing address is P.O. Box
2436, Key West, FL 33045-2436 The last undeveloped native hardwood
hammock in the environs of Key West. Three walking trails wind through
11 acres of native plants and champion trees. Shady tranquil beauty
perfect for families and nature lovers to enjoy.

LOFTON SANDS AFRICAN BAHAMIAN MUSEUM & RESOURCE CENTER
293-9692 or 294-9643
324 Truman Ave. · Key West, FL 33040
Open Mondays 1-5 p.m. & Wednesdays 10 a.m.-12 noon, or by
appointment. A vehicle for preserving and educating the public about the
history and cultural contributions of the African Bahamian Community.
Features traveling exhibits and a collection of documents and artifacts, a
research archive and special programs.

MARATHON GARDEN CLUB
743-4971
5270 Overseas Highway · Marathon, Florida 33050
A not-for-profit educational organization in the heart of the Florida Keys
offering annual House & Garden Tours, Christmas Exhibits and more.

MATECUMBE HISTORICAL TRUST
Irving Eyster 664-9504
· Islamorada, FL
Board meetings monthly, call for dates & times; Quarterly meeting with
lectures and slide shows, call for dates and locations.
There is no better way to learn
about our islands' history than
by visiting the local museums.