A visit to the Audubon House and Tropical Gardens is a step back in time to the world of a maritime pilot and master wrecker in mid-19th century Key West.

The grand home that is now known as the Audubon House was built by Captain John Huling Geiger in the 1840s as a residence for his family, who lived there for more than a century. Slated for destruction in 1958, the Geiger mansion was saved by the Mitchell Wolfson Family Foundation, a nonprofit educational organization. The home’s large scale restoration was the first of its kind in Key West and sparked Key West’s restoration movement.

Today, the home and its furnishings reflect the elegance and comfortable living enjoyed by a wealthy family in Key West in an era when frequent shipwrecks on the offshore reef created a flourishing ship wrecking industry.


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Looking for something to do and you live in Key West? Bring your local id with a guest and tour the Audubon House for FREE beginning today, until September 30th! Tours are offered daily from 9:30am - 4:15pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Carlos and Kevin! We wish you a lifetime of health, happiness and love. ... See MoreSee Less

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Wishing Corinne and John many wonderful years together! A special thanks to Say Yes in Key West, Soundwave and Catered Affairs of Key West for their help in making it a memorable evening for everyone! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Dwarf Thrush is now considered to be a smaller version of the Hermit Thrush and is found throughout North America at different times of year. Come see this sweet Royal Octavo 1st edition (circa 1840-44) we are offering in our gallery! ... See MoreSee Less

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