There are garden clubs and museums galore in the Florida Keys! As a complement to the sparkling sea and fantastic ocean, cultural treats abound from one end of the Keys to the other.
The Upper Keys:
In Key Largo and Islamorada, where KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas has two exclusive locations, Mariners Resort Villas & Marina and the Historic Tavernier Inn
HISTORY OF DIVING MUSEUM
305-664-9737 · Email: email@example.com
82990 Overseas Hwy – MM 83 · Islamorada, FL 33036
Open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Adults $12.00, children 5-12 $6.00 (children under 5 free). The History of Diving Museum is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational institution focused on the Story of Man’s Quest to Explore Under the Sea. The museum offers over 3,000 square feet of exhibits featuring historic and rare diving artifacts as well as hands-on exhibits, videos, and fun photo opportunities. Immerse yourself in the history and evolution of diving. Don’t forget to visit the Museum Store for great diving-related gifts!
MATECUMBE HISTORICAL TRUST
Irving Eyster 305-664-9504
· Islamorada, FL
Board meetings monthly, call for dates & times; Quarterly meeting with lectures and slide shows, call for dates and locations.
The Middle Keys:
In the Middle Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas has the Village at Hawks Cay Villas on Duck Key, Indigo Reef Resort Villas & Marina and the Coral Lagoon Resort Villas & Marina vacation rentals in Marathon
MARATHON GARDEN CLUB
5270 Overseas Highway – MM 50 · Marathon, Florida 33050
A not-for-profit educational organization in the heart of the Florida Keys offering annual House & Garden Tours, floral design workshops, plant sales & a variety of festivals. Meets the 3rd Friday (Oct-May), free and open to the public.
MUSEUMS AND NATURE CENTER OF CRANE POINT HAMMOCK
305-743-9100 · Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
5550 Overseas Highway · Marathon, FL 33050
This unique 63-acre site is home to the Museum of Natural History, Children’s Museum, Adderley Town Historic Site, Marathon Wild Bird Center and an extensive nature trail system that leads through a dense tropical forest to a spectacular view of Florida Bay. Open Mon-Sat, 9-5 and Sun, 12-5. Adults $7.50, seniors(65 up)$6, students $4, children(under 6)free.
The Lower Keys:
In the Lower Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas has the Coral Hammock Resort Villas and Kings Point Marina & Condominiums vacation rentals
ERNEST HEMINGWAY HOME & MUSEUM
294-1575 · Email: email@example.com
907 Whitehead Street · Key West, FL 33040
This unique property was home to one of America’s most honored and respected authors. Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote here for more than ten years. Calling Key West home, he found solace and great physical challenge in the turquoise waters that surround this tiny island. Open 365 days a year from 9am to 5pm.
HARRY S. TRUMAN LITTLE WHITE HOUSE MUSEUM
305-292-9911 · Fax: 305-294-9988 · Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
111 Front St. inside the Truman Annex · Key West, FL 33040
Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors & $5 for children. Tours every 15 minutes from 9 until 4:30. Free exhibit rooms. The American Winter White House used by Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Carter has guided tours, changing exhibits and a museum shop. Truman Legacy Symposium held annually; for more information visit www.Trumansymposium.com.
These are some of my favorite experiences this week in the Florida Keys. If you’re coming down to visit and stay with us at the KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas in our vacation rentals, share your favorite experiences with us in the comments section of our blog…
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