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San Carlos Institute, Key West

San Carlos Institute - Key West, Florida
San Carlos Institute
516 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040Map
+1 305 294 3887
Neighborhood: Lower Keys
Overview

Opera star Enrico Caruso sang here. Cuban patriot Jose Marti delivered speeches from the balcony. Blessed with a stirring past, this handsome building has a new role as home to a research library and museum chronicling the island's Cuban ties. You'll find exhibits that detail the history of Key West and the contributions of 19th and 20th century Cuban exiles. San Carlos Institute is an affiliate to the Smithsonian Institution and was founded in 1871 to preserve Cuban culture and promote the freedom of Cuba.

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