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Cedar Key Museum State Park

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Address: 12231 SW 166th Ct, Cedar Key, FL 32625-6200
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+1 352-543-5350
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Thu - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
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Learn about the interesting history of this small town and the surrounding...

Learn about the interesting history of this small town and the surrounding area.

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Lots of history about Cedar Key

This is a small museum but chock full of history about Cedar Key as well as a house that can be toured. It is well worth the drive to go there. When touring the house be sure to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
Joyce B
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Sebring, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not our cup of tea. Walked around to see some shells. Might be great for others but nothing special.

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Thank Kathleen R
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This state park is conveiently located near Downtown. You could take a golf cart, or it has plenty of parking. and it's just $2, so you have to go. It includes entrance to the historic house behind it.

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Thank Gregory W
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice local history museum with friendly knowledgeable staff. Interesting stop. It was the end stop of Sierra Club founder John Muir's 1,000 Mile Walk to the Gulf where you can pic up a copy of his book about his journey.

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Thank Jane O
Sebring, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a small museum but chock full of history about Cedar Key as well as a house that can be toured. It is well worth the drive to go there. When touring the house be sure to pick up one of the self-guided tour sheets -- it will make your tour much more interesting.

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Thank Joyce B
Groveland, FL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Museum has a few artifacts and displays which we explored in less than an hour. There was no park ranger, only a workamper who was not available for interaction with our group. The adjacent cracker house was also interesting for another fifteen minutes. Be aware that there are no seeums (chiggers) along the nature walk. Use bug spray on all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Always bring visitors here. Easy access, lots of history and information. It shows not only how people lived and worked in Cedar Key but what could happen if the ocean levels rise! There is a house to tour that gives a taste for life in Cedar Key in earlier days!

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Thank Pat H
DeLand, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Peaceful setting amid modern homes, this quaint museum teaches one the accurate history of the area from native Americans to the industry that eventually decimated the red cedars for making pencils.

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Thank MAGGI H
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Such a great place! Not only do you have the wonderful museum of Cedar Key to explore but you can also go inside St. Clair Whitman's home - all at your leisure. You could spend a few hours here - really reading all of the panels, studying the artifacts, etc. - just taking your time absorbing the rich history of... More 

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Bushnell, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

LOVED the artifacts, pioneer home and great information about Cedar Key. The ranger did a great job explaining local history.

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Thank karencloud
Pensacola, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We went to Cedar Key back in the summer and took a boat ride over to pelican island....what a beautiful site to see 100's of pelicans. The museum at the state park is nice, you get alot of info from there on the area.

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