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The Raney House Museum

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Address: 128 Market St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1730
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Interesting home and history

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 asked if I was traveling alone and I said yes, her inflection of "oh" sounded... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Vickie R
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 repeat everything for the new comers. We will come me back during the week and... More 

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Thank Roz C
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 through the rooms. You'll be party to some old gossip, a bit of family sorrow,... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Harker Heights, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

From the moment you enter and receive your warm southern greeting from Linda, you'll step back in time and learn what life was before the turn of the century. Stay awhile and visit with Ms. Linda and I guarantee you learn more about Apalachicola then anywhere else.

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