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Cedar Key Historical Society Museum

2nd Street and SR24, 609 2nd Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625
+1 352-543-5549
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Great educational stop

Very much enjoyed learning of the history of Cedar Key. So much I did not know. Great exhibits... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ravenkite
via mobile
You drove out this far, might as well see it all.

Great local flavor museum. Covers people, history, industry and culture. I prticularly liked the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stu J
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The Lutterloh building and Andrew's House are home to exhibits detailing the picturesque village's history dating back to prehistoric times. Exhibits include Native American artifacts from the Timucuan era, the Second Seminole War, Journey of John Muir to Cedar Key, Cedar pencil industry, Seafood and Clam industry, Florida Railroad, and Donax Broom Manufacturing.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2nd Street and SR24, 609 2nd Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed learning of the history of Cedar Key. So much I did not know. Great exhibits and nice staff. Thanks

Thank ravenkite
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great local flavor museum. Covers people, history, industry and culture. I prticularly liked the displays on the wisk broom and pencil industries.

Thank Stu J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum had a lot of beautifully preserved artifacts. Talks a lot about the local history. There is a very small donation that is required to enter but it’s a must-see.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum houses many interesting items, but the bast part is listening to the volunteers tell stories and explain the history. Items in the museum span from dioramas to the actual safe from the bank and include ancient medical and dental tools. i was really...More

Thank James L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited my wife’s ancestral home and learned so much. We will be back again and again. The museum has done a lot to preserve the information with care. It is like going back in time. Very educational for the children.

Thank dbellan
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

It was very interesting to walk around and learn about the local history. The place was small enough that you could see everything in an hour or so but still very informative.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We love this museum and learning about the history of Cedar Key. Love when Dr. Andrews is the tour guide for his home and whisk broom factory.

Thank IguanaMama52
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Visited yesterday, it was my third visit, each several years apart. The Museum has a lot to offer for a small Museum. The $2.00 admission is very minimal.

Thank Joe C
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

My wife and I like to poke around old town museums to get a bit of history, and this museum fit the bill. Contained in two houses, the museum contained various artifacts, documents and pictures from days gone by. It was definitely worth the visit...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This two building museum very well sums up the history of Cedar Key and the companies that ran businesses there such as Faber pencils. One gentleman, a retired doctor, had deep roots in the area, and he was able to say and display much. Good...More

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BarryHaupt
6 May 2018|
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Response from dbellan | Reviewed this property |
There is such mentions but in larger county wide context. Cedar Key was mostly fishing people. One hurricane they lost 20 boats and their crews. When they banned the nets 25 families lost their livelihoods. I saw mention of... More
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heyjude378
29 November 2015|
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Response from dgbinkley | Property representative |
When visit our wonderful Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, you will notice that the famous Tony's Seafood is immediately across the street. Not only do they have the best clam chowder, but they have affordable and tasty... More
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