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The island of Key West is full of fun and exciting things to do and see. From the Southernmost Point to the quaint streets of Old Town, our tour takes you to all the major areas and attractions. Visit Florida’s only presidential museum at the Harry S. Truman Little White House built on the waterfront of the harbor of Key West. And guests are invited to journey back to the mid-19th century in the Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, which travel experts and visitors rate as a top attraction in Key West. Highlights of the museum include displays and video presentations on the history of wreck salvage in the Florida Keys and the sinking of the legendary Isaac Allerton.
For over 30 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided sightseeing tours highlighting the best Key West attractions. Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment.
Truman Little White House: Here history tellers share fascinating stories of the most important man of his time.
Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum: Discover the world of Shipwrecking and hear the story of the Isaac Allerton.
There’s no better way to see all of Key West than with Old Town Trolley Tours.
The island of Key West is full of fun and exciting things to do and see. From the Southernmost Point to the quaint streets of Old Town, our tour takes you to all the major areas and attractions. See Key West’s first tourist attraction, the Key West Aquarium, which was also the world’s first open air aquarium. Cross the street and you’ll find yourself back in the 1800s at the Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, learning about how Key West became one of the richest cities in the US. The Oldest House Museum is also nearby; it is one of the many beautifully restored homes that are open to the public in Key West.
Marvel at the beautiful species of butterflies in the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, and wander next door to the Southernmost House Mansion and Museum, known for its 19th century architecture and tropical gardens. Cool off with a drink at the famous Sloppy Joe’s Bar or Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville in the Old Town area. But don’t leave Key West until you’ve watched the sunset from Mallory Square, a truly memorable experience!
The house was built on the waterfront of the harbor of Key West. In the beginning of the 20th century, the home was converted into a single family dwelling to house the base commandant.
The house has been host to many distinguished guests. Thomas Edison resided in the house during World War I, while working on depth charge research for the U.S. Navy.
In 1946, Harry Truman began visiting Key West for rest and relaxation and returned for 175 days during his presidency. Quarters A was the Winter White House.
President Dwight Eisenhower used the home while recuperating from a heart attack in 1956. In 1961, the Little White House played host to President John F. Kennedy and British Prime Minister Harold MacMillan during the Bay of Pigs incident. The house remained a living quarters for the commanding officers of the base until Truman Naval Station was closed in 1974. In 1996, President Jimmy Carter and his family, visited the home while on holiday and celebrated New Year’s Eve here with family and friends. In April of 2000 the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the U.S., Great Britain, Germany, and France along with their wives had a private dinner at the Little White House.
Our history tellers relate a fascinating & personal glimpse of the most important man of his time.
Discover the perils of the shipwrecking industry as you journey back in time to 1851. See how the rewards of this dangerous profession made Key West one of the richest cities in America. Artifacts, laser technology, video presentations and live actors as well as a 65-foot observation tower make the museum a unique experience. See and hear film clips, interviews and actual underwater footage in the re-created shipwrecker’s warehouse. Experience the mesmerizing tale of the Isaac Allerton, one of the richest shipwrecks in the history of Key West. Many of the artifacts on display come from her watery grave. Summon all your strength to lift a silver bar salvaged from a Spanish galleon. Learn about Asa Tift and other individuals who made their fortunes in the exciting and perilous world of wreck salvage.
Then climb to the top of the lookout and imagine yourself spotting the wrecks of Spanish galleons and turn-of-the-century cargo ships like the wrecking captains of old. A top attraction in Key West for kids of all ages.
The safety and well-being of our guests and team members remain our highest priority.
Old Town Trolley Tours is taking enhanced safety and health measures for the benefit of our guests. Inherent risks to COVID-19 exist in any place where people are gathered. By using our services, you voluntarily assume all risks rising out of or resulting from exposure to COVID-19 or any other communicable illness.
Stop 1 – Mallory Square
Inside Mallory Square (between Shell Warehouse and Sponge Market)
Stop 3 – Simonton Row
Corner of Simonton and Greene Streets
Stop 12 – Truval Village
Corner of Truman Avenue and Duval Street
Stop 13 – Angela Street
Corner of Angela and Duval Streets
First tour starts at 10am.
Last tour departs from Mallory Square at 4:30pm.
Daily 364 days a year.
(We are closed the last Saturday in October for Fantasy Fest)
Tours depart at least every 30 minutes.
Length of tour: 1 hour and 30 minutes if you ride the tour all the way around without getting off and on.
All schedules are subject to change. Please call (855) 623-8289 for the most current information.
9:30am to 4:30pm.
Last entrance: 4pm.
365 days a year.
Reservations are NOT needed or accepted.
Duration: 1 hour.
Truman Annex, 111 Front Street.
Front Street and Caroline Street.
Please check in with booth agent for next available house tour. For more information call: 305-294-9911.
9:00am to 5:00pm.
Reservations are NOT needed or accepted.
1 Whitehead Street, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
Front Street and Whitehead Street.
For more information call: 305-292-8990.
*Attraction tickets do not have to be used on the same day.