Audubon House and Tropical Gardens

205 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-2116

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Step back in time and discover the rich maritime heritage of Key West at the Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. Nestled at 205 Whitehead Street, this historical gem, originally built in the 1840s by Captain John Huling Geiger for his family, is a testament to the opulent era of shipwrecking prosperity. Open daily from 9:30 AM to 4:15 PM, with its Gallery & Gift Shop welcoming visitors until 5:00 PM, the Audubon House allows you to immerse yourself in the luxurious lifestyle of a wealthy 19th-century Key West family. The house, saved from demolition in 1958 and pivotal in sparking Key West’s restoration movement, features meticulously restored furnishings and artwork, giving a glimpse into the past's elegance and comfort. Surrounding the property, the lush Tropical Gardens offer a tranquil retreat, perfect for a serene stroll or a peaceful moment amidst the vibrant flora. Whether you're a history enthusiast eager to explore Key West's past, an admirer of exquisite architecture and gardens, or simply seeking a unique and enriching experience, the Audubon House & Tropical Gardens is an essential stop in your Key West adventure. Discover this historical treasure and be part of preserving and celebrating Key West’s rich cultural legacy.