After walking past the Customs House several times and photographing the outdoor art, we decided to add it to our "Morning of Museums" in the Keys. We did not regret it! There was an exhibit by Guy Harvey which illustrated Hemingway's Old Man and the Sea that was wonderful. Other exhibits included the story of Key West and the Navy,... 更多
I visited the Custom House Museum on the recommendation of the hotel staff & it was terrific! From historical exhibits concerning the sinking of the Maine & the Spanish-American War to fascinating exhibits about Hemingway and about the building of the railroad to Key West, the museum is well laid-out and full of interesting information about Key West and its... 更多
Take your time, take plenty of pictures. Watch put for chickens, theyre everywhere! The most southern point is very crowded for pictures, make sure you give yourself plenty of time in the town! Dont forget the lighthouse, the climb up he stairs is worth the view!
After having walked by the Custom House a few times previous days, we were lured in by the beautiful architectural building and its sculptures outside. Glad we were, as the inside is just as fascinating. it has many rooms and three levels of art work and displays on the Navy in Key West, the story of the railroad, hurricanes, Hemingway,... 更多
This year features the anniversary of the U.S. Navy (through December 2017). Very interesting story of Key West history, and the history of the Navy there also. Also interesting stories and historic photos, as well as some short videos. You can spend hours here (as we did), or as many as you can spare. Shop here also. (can be accessed... 更多
The Custom House provides you with a fascinating overview of Key West over it's long interesting history ..Hurricanes, railroads ,Hemingway.. it has it all. Key West is more than bars and t-shirts !
My husband and I wandered in to this museum one afternoon and were amazed by all it had to offer. We there an hour and a half and could have stayed longer. So many different exhibits. I liked the art which was fascinating, done by artists with a local connection. There are also interesting exhibits on Flagler and the railroad,... 更多
If you're interested in Key West history, the Navy, or Hemingway's "Old Man and the Sea," you shouldn't miss this. There is a lot of U.S. Navy history (I found the part about the importance of Key West as a Union naval outpost during the Civil War quite fascinating). There are also illustrations by a local artist showing scenes from... 更多
Loved it! We spent over 3 hours. Hemingway interest and sketches of Old Man and the Sea! Tennessee Williams paintings, Navy, development of the area. Old post office turned into museum. Don't miss it,