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The Raney House Museum

128 Market St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1730
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Small place but full of history

We enjoyed our tour guide, she provided interesting insights into the Raney family and their... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laura P
Atlanta, Georgia
Free Will Donation

We enjoyed hearing how this family interacted with other local families and how the unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio
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128 Market St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1730
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed our tour guide, she provided interesting insights into the Raney family and their history with Appalachicola. The tour guide was excellent.

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed hearing how this family interacted with other local families and how the unfortunately fell on hard times. Our guide was an interesting person to talk with.

Thank Boys4us
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very interesting tour guided by a knowledgeable docent. Judy really knew the Raney family and house history. In addition, she tied it into the local sites.

Thank EnglewoodQuilter
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by the Raney house unexpectedly. When we were here a few years ago the house was closed for the holidays. So we were delighted to find it open and took the tour. It was very interesting and informative. The tour guide was so sweet...More

1  Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

So neat to be in this historic home! built in the 1870's and containing some of the clothing, china, etc. that were Mrs. Raney's from Paris. We stayed in their guest house located behind this mansion. Great area.

Thank GoingOnVacation_10
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great tour by Linda Thompson. Very knowledgeable of the area, with her family living there for nine generations. Lots of Apalachicola history and Civil War history. We have been to Apalachicola several times but never stopped to visit the Raney House. Glad we took the...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Fantastic stop! We had an amazing tour of this original period house and the great history of the family that built it.

Thank Scott S
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

1  Thank Jess R
Reviewed 13 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
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Anne S
21 March 2016|
Response from Kevin E | Reviewed this property |
No. It is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 1p-4p and Saturday 9a-5p.
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.