• We Moved Our Gift Shop!

    The Pigeon Key Foundation and Marine Science Center gift shop moved locations in the town of Marathon this August. Our new shop is located at 2010 Overseas Highway right in between the Hyatt Place and Marriott hotels and is open from 10am-4pm each day... Read More

  • Pigeon Key History: The K

    Throughout the years, a variety of people have called Pigeon Key home. First, it was home to around four hundred men who worked to build Henry Flagler’s railway extension to Key West. When the railway was completed, it then became the home of bridge... Read More

  • Sea Turtle Nesting Awaren

    Floridian waters house five out of the seven sea turtle species; though we only commonly encounter three species that will nest on Florida beaches. Nesting season in the Florida Keys runs from April 15th to October 31st and many organizations unite an... Read More

  • Featured Creature

    The five-toothed sea cucumber (Actinopyga agassizi) is a lesser known species of invertebrate that belongs to the phylum Echinodermata, which includes sea stars and sea urchins. As with all echinoderms, sea cucumbers move along the ocean floor using t... Read More