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Cedar Key Historical Society Museum

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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A step back in time ....

This is a chance to see what old Florida looked like back-in-the-day. Old photos, artifacts... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Tampa, Florida
Free to public

Free to public and loved seeing all the artifacts within the Museum. Extremely friendly staff and... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
sherry b
Zebulon, Georgia
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“small town”(13 reviews)
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...more
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2nd Street and SR24, 609 2nd Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625
+1 352-543-5549
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All reviews small donation second building small town civil war interesting facts pencil factory back in the day florida town entry fee worth a visit take your time great history old florida on display lots of history broom whisk
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This small museum is centrally located in town so easy to walk to. Lots of artifacts and information about the local history. Worth the $3 admission. It is a self guided tour. The museum attendant was friendly and available to answer any questions.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank katz1158
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is sort of all over the place. Lots of things to read, but very difficult to read with poor lighting small original documents behind glass. They don't go into the pencil industry at all. Just a small case with some old pencils and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susie P
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is a chance to see what old Florida looked like back-in-the-day. Old photos, artifacts, furniture, and much more. It provides a small window into, what it was like to live in this part of Florida. I highly recommend a visit to this museum. Hope...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Free to public and loved seeing all the artifacts within the Museum. Extremely friendly staff and very knowledgeable of the Island. They even gave out free stickers!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sherry b
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Knowledgeable local docents. Lots of information about human habitation. Lovely old building. We learned about the pencil industry and local seafood industries.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marsha W
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Small, very focused, local Museum. The museum traces the community’s history. Cedar Key is on the Gulf of Mexico, west from I-75 on SR24. A totally off the beaten path, small historic FL community, dating to the middle 1800s. Actually, a very mini Key West...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 977samd
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Nice little gem of a museum. Lots of great displays with tons of information. Take your time and soak it all in. Cedar Key is rich in history. The folks in charge here do a great job. Make sure you donate. It is a museum...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anoriginal2014
Reviewed 3 September 2018

A small museum with some interesting exhibits. When I complimented the quality of a display, one of the docents told me that it, and many of the other displays, were designed by a volunteer (recently deceased) who had made displays at the Smithsonian. When our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony R
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A small museum loaded with great and interesting history of Cedar Key. Cedar Key was once a very busy and popular little Florida town. Definitely worth the time and money.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank hanahwy
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The history of the railroad and the brushes was really interesting. Very fun museum. Would go back when I have more time!

Date of experience: July 2018
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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
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