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Key West Cemetery

701 Passover Lane, Margaret and Angela Streets, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-292-6718
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I had rented a moped while in town and was out exploring when I ran across this place. I parked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ak629
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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Spooky, yet very cool.

If you make it down to KW you should definitely try to see the cemetery. Most of the tombs are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stephanie6677
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Pendleton, Indiana
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A very unusual cemetery - several graves have humorous epitaphs (e.g., "I told you I was sick").
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“above ground” (162 reviews)
“uss maine” (46 reviews)
“buried here” (36 reviews)
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701 Passover Lane, Margaret and Angela Streets, Key West, FL 33040
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Reviewed yesterday

I had rented a moped while in town and was out exploring when I ran across this place. I parked the bike and started walking inside and didn't leave for two hours. History, history, history. Open from 7 to 7 then gates are locked. Look...More

Thank ak629
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you make it down to KW you should definitely try to see the cemetery. Most of the tombs are above ground. They are very old. A lot of them are cracked and busted, which make good homes for the big iguanas that roam the...More

Thank Stephanie6677
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything is above ground because of flooding that can occur. But, if you don't mind cemeteries, there is a lot of creativeness here. We spent hour walking around and taking pictures.

Thank gray_but_not_old
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on bikes and felt it would may be rude to ride through so we locked them up and walked. It was really interesting to see the old and the new together. Some very large family plots in this cemetery. My favorite area was...More

Thank MsCleen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to Key West and to the Key West Cemetery many times and almost every time it rains. And so it was that we were again standing at the cemetery with rain clouds threatening. The difference this time is that we had our excellent...More

Thank Amen_Omen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting memorials and old tombstones with very beautiful flowering trees. There is a memorial of a little 3 year old with all his toys around the headstone. Could spend a half hour to one hour walking around.

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots of history, very old headstones, and tropical surroundings...easy to find, and parking is ok...spend at least an hour here.

Thank GloriaS2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like history as we do it is well worth the trip! We had a rented golf cart so we drove in and stopped as we wanted! Be sure to pick up a free map of the notable graves! Take water and be prepared...More

Thank Joan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You absolutely must find the mausoleum of B.P. Roberts whose epitaph: "I told you I was sick" tells you a lot of what you need to know about the fun and humor and people of Key West. You can spend an afternoon biking and walking...More

Thank george e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Key West Cemetery is an interesting place for a historical visit of the Island and their customs. The cemetery is divided into different areas by religion and denomination. Different types of burial on top of each other and mausoleums and crypts .Very beautiful place...More

1  Thank cookiebythesea
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VegasCat15
Is there parking on site? And if there is, is it busy? We are going there in a couple weeks.
6 November 2016|
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Response from ras0407 | Reviewed this property |
Hardly. Conpared to new orleans it is not busy at all
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Darla H
What is the cost?
15 July 2015|
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Response from MistyWolf |
"Don't forget to pick up a free map at the Margaret Street entrance." .. This was posted on a search I just did.
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Darla H
What is the cost? Thank you
15 July 2015|
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Response from Dean W | Reviewed this property |
Free to look. Parking is very limited in this area. Had to park a couple blocks away
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