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Key West, Florida Keys
Key West Attractions

Key West Museums
— Historical Homes & Museums
— Ernest Hemmingway Home
— Truman Little White House
— Mell Fisher Maritime Museum

Hemingway House with Chicken

Key West — Rich Literary History
Key West has a rich literary history — it's long been a mecca for writers and artists. Did you know that 27 Pullizer-Prize winning novelists have called Key West home?

Nobel Prize winner Ernest Hemmingway lived in Key West in the 30s and 40s — he did about 50% of his writing there, including his classic "For Whom The Bell Tolls."

Tennessee Williams completed "A Streetcar Named Desire" at a local Key West Hotel.

Harry Truman (America's 33rd President) spent so many working vacations in Key West during his Presidency (175 days), that the house and gardens he visited became known as "The Little White House."



 



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Truman Little White House in Key West, Florida

Key West Historical Homes & Museums

Ernest Hemmingway Home & Museum
Thousands of visitors from around the world come to see the famous Nobel Prize winner's home and museum.

Truman Little White House
The Little White House, a national and Key West landmark, has been visited by six U.S. Presidents, a King and several Ambassadors.


The Mell Fisher Museum
The Mell Fisher Museum houses $450 million in sunken treasure recovered off the coast of Key West — it was one of the richest treasures found since the opening of King Tut's Tomb.

Shipwreck of the Century and Hitting the Motherlode

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Open daily
Mon-Thurs 8:30am-5pm
Weekends & Holidays
9:30am-5pm

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Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum


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