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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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Cedar key history

This museum has a large collection of newspapers and historical pictures which you can spend almost... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
danonatt
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
Interesting

Worth the $3 admission. Enjoyed seeing and reading the information. Amazing history and great... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Kathy S
,
Kissimmee, Florida
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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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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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+1 352-543-5549
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has a large collection of newspapers and historical pictures which you can spend almost an hour looking, Interesting facts like over a hundred years ago cedar key had 5000 residents and a large pencil factory among the history of hurricanes here.

Thank danonatt
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. It is important that people know we are open for business, having escaped Hurricane Irma. Hope you will come to see us again soon.

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Worth the $3 admission. Enjoyed seeing and reading the information. Amazing history and great location in downtown.

Thank Kathy S
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes, we are within walking distance of most hotels, condos and Bed & Breakfast facilities here on the Island.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

My husband, 14 year old son and I were on vacation in Cedar Key. Glad we stopped in and learned a lot of history about Cedar Key. You could stay all day checking out the old newspaper articles. Did not even realize their was a...More

Thank Anita B
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for pointing out the museum is interesting to people of all ages!

Reviewed 23 July 2017

take the time to visit this ,very interesting if you like history, so much to see and the staff are very well informed and take the time to talk with you while there.

2  Thank Betty W
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your input. We strive to have an interesting docent led tour for people who are visiting.

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Take some time to tour the historical museum. The docents were very informative. Learned a lot for only 3.00 per person. Well worth it. Colorful history of Cedar Key

1  Thank lovetheoutdoors061
Amy G, Executive director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for visiting our museum. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Three dollar entry fee. Walked around and they didn't really seem to have a lot of artifacts but what they had was very informative. Interesting history of the area.

1  Thank M k
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Spent about 1/2 hour going through the 2 buildings of the museum, one had the overall Cedar Key history and the other was the old Andrews home. Love to see the restored homes with authentic furnishings to get an idea of what life could have...More

Thank dinamber
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for visiting our museum. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this little museum! They have done a good job documenting the beginnings of this quaint fishing town!! Small but def worth a visit!

1  Thank Nikki P
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for visiting our museum. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum explaining everything you want to know about the history of Cedar Key. The volunteer that gave us the overview presentation was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Well worth the $3 donation/entrance fee.

Thank GoingFarFarAway
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for visiting our museum. We appreciate your feedback. Now is an especially good time to stop in, we are less busy and can devote our time to you.

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Quaint collection of miscellaneous artifacts from the history or lives folks of this now low key area. The forests of cedar trees have long since been turned into pencils. The old medical instruments challenge the imagination to think of them in use. The whisk broom...More

Thank solomonknibb
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for visiting our museum. We appreciate your feedback. Now is an exceptional time to visit, as it is less crowded.

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heyjude378
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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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