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The Raney House Museum

128 Market St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1730
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Interesting piece of history

We brought our small kiddos with us and although we were worried the tour guide was fabulous with... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Jess R
via mobile
Interesting home and history

Lots of history given by docent. Some original furniture and a lot of period pieces. Tour given... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
steve z
Nashville, Tennessee
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128 Market St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1730
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We brought our small kiddos with us and although we were worried the tour guide was fabulous with our boys and so patient. The house itself is a very interesting piece of not only local but state history. Although there are only two original pieces...More

Thank Jess R
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of history given by docent. Some original furniture and a lot of period pieces. Tour given with a lot of fascinating information given. Wort an hour or so to tour.

Thank steve z
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Not as awesome as the Ormon House, but interesting history none the less. They operate on a donation basis. Lots of enthusiasm from the guide. My only negative feedback is to create sensitivity to tour guides who show bias to solo folks. When the guide...More

1  Thank Losthorizonlisa
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This area has several interesting museums. The Raney house was very interesting. We enjoyed hearing about the family and the role they played in the area.

Thank Vickie R
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were there on a Saturday. There weren't any set time for tours, and the docent, although knowledgeable and informative, kept getting sidelined with people coming in at different times. We finally had to leave without completing the tour as she felt she had to...More

Thank Roz C
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Had a nice time re-living a bit of old Florida history. The docent gave us many insights that we would never had know without her.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We've been to Apalachicola a few times and never stopped here. The guide was wonderful and we learned how important the city was in the cotton trade. I highly recommend this visit while in Apalachicola

Thank debra p
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It's one thing to wander through a house and look at the furnishings and wall hangings; it's quite another to learn the significance of what you see. For that you want the well-informed and personable tour guides of the Raney House Museum to take you...More

1  Thank Gabriele S
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Our guide was so enthusiastic about her house. She gave us a true feeling of the previous owners.my wife and I would reccomend when visiting the area

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in the Raney house on a whim. What a delightful time. We learned so much and the sweet docent who guided our tour was precious and a treasury of knowledge.

Thank dghunt
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Anne S
Is the house open daily?
20 March 2016|
Response from Kevin E | Reviewed this property |
No. It is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 1p-4p and Saturday 9a-5p.
Raney Museum Staff We will be visiting your town 2/28. Will the museum be open on Saturday February 28th -what hours? Thanks for your help. Stan
21 February 2015|
Response from geeparee22 | Reviewed this property |
Stan, My mother Sara is the docent at the Raney House Museum on Saturdays. She asked me to convey a warm welcome to you and say that she hopes to see you on the 28th at the Raney House. Hours are 10am to 4pm.