Key West Aquarium

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  1. wendyk

    wendyk Disney Lover

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    Anyone ever been here? Looking for someting to do with a 19 month old and an 8 year old. Other than this and the train tour, is there anything else?

    Thanks,
    Wendy
     
  2. snelsonbrown

    snelsonbrown "We are all travelers in the wilderness of this wo Approved Advertiser

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    Hello Wendy,
    This is Shirley and a long time conch - that is I was born and raised in Key West.
    First the aquarium is a nice thing for kids - unfortunalty there isn't too much for children to do in Key West - it is geared for adults -
    Even tho the conch train is an awesome way to learn about Key West - I believe it isn't enough to hold children's interest - i understand a butterfly farm is going to be opening up further away from Mallory Square, but I do not know when - I will be going down soon to check up on my family and when I get back will have pamplets and more information which I share with the cruisers. Just drop me a note at snelsonbrown@aol.com in a few weeks and will advise you as to when I will be down there.
    Meanwhile have a great time getting ready for your cruise.
    Always
    Shirley
     
  3. Michelle

    Michelle <font color=darkgreen><i>"It's like Lord of the Fl

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    Wendy, my DD (9) and husband went to the Key West Aquarium while I explored the city and she enjoyed it. They have a touch tank, which she loves, and although it is a small aquarium it was worth the nominal admission cost. :)
     
  4. AnnMorin

    AnnMorin <font color=babyblue>I HATE SNOW!!!<br><font color

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    We went and our DS (9) LOVED it, they do have the touch tank as Michelle mentioned but better was the feedings, it is posted on their website when they do it, I think we went there sometime between 1-2 but you get to see them hand feed sharks etc. You can pet a baby shark and photo it. The coolest for me was seeing a saw fish (well just it's "saw") at feeding time, I have never seen anything like it. The price was very reasonable and you get a discount for being on a cruise ship.
     

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