In the 1950s Key West’s citizens watched as several of their most valued architectural treasures were lost to neglect or new development. These events galvanized preservationists to organize the nonprofit Old Island Restoration Foundation in 1960 to promote the preservation and restoration of historically significant buildings.

Over the years, Old Island Restoration Foundation has raised and granted hundreds of thousands of dollars to restore historical buildings in Key West, including Old City Hall, the Custom House, the Martello Forts, the Key West Lighthouse, the Women’s Club, several churches, and more.

Tour a series of elegant and unique private homes of Key West. Complimentary Conch Tour Train transportation is provided to whisk you from house to house. Proceeds help benefit the Old Island Restoration Foundation.

Pick up tickets at the the third house on the tour OR for those with Conch Train Reservations, at the train boarding location.

Call 305.294.9501 for Conch Train reservations.


BOARD TRAIN FOR THE JANUARY TOUR in front of the Aquarium, next to Clinton Square at the end of Whitehead Street. Times: 4:45, 5:15, 5:45, 6:15

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