San Carlos Institute, Key West

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  • Great free museum to stop I. And learn about the Cuban influence on Key West. Beautiful building will lots of small artifacts. Hint. Start in room on the left. It will help explain things. Self guided...  more »
  • I had walked past this building many times during my stay in Key West but on my second to last day, I finally went in. The gentleman running the place told me about the significance of the building an...  more »
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  • Great historic building with rooms dedicated to the Cuban martyrs and the cigar workers. The institute is non-profit and they rent out their nice intimate theatre for shows. Free entry for the building. Worth the detour if interested in Cuban or Key West history.
  • I happened upon this location because of the architecture. Even though located directly on Duval St, it's easy to overlook but there is a National Historic Places Registry plaque on the outside that grabbed my attention. I stepped inside and the most delightful people within the heritage center greeted me! Lovely Cuban heritage center with museum, beautiful tile work, original details, and theater. Definitely worth a stop! Free entry but there is a donation box near the door.
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