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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Please be advised that the Audubon House and Tropical Gardens will be closing early on Friday, Feb 17th, Saturday, Feb 18th and Sunday, Feb 19th to host wedding celebrations. Last tours will be at 3:45pm and the gift shop and gallery will close at 5:00pm. Thank you for your understanding! ... See MoreSee Less

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Another breathtaking wedding for the 📚 !#audubonhouseandtropicalgardens #audubonhousekeywest #audubonhouse #dreamcometrue #keywest #historyiscool #museumlife #tropicalgardens #tropicalparadise #tropicalwedding favorite🍍✨🌴 ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Christine and Holly! Wishing you a long happy life together! A special thanks to Catered Affairs and Kutchey's Flowers who helped ensure that their evening was a success! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Mary Veal Photography for the beautiful pictures of Jessica and Drew's wedding! ... See MoreSee Less

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