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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

Nice little museum with exhibits and artificacts from Cedar Key's interesting history as a fishing... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
FloridaBackroads
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Mount Dora, Florida
Good collection for such a small town

We were surprised by the amount of collectables and antiques in the museum and the varied history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
malcolmbrand
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Merritt Island, 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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  • Average6%
  • 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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+1 352-543-5549
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice little museum with exhibits and artificacts from Cedar Key's interesting history as a fishing village and a former major seaport.

Thank FloridaBackroads
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were surprised by the amount of collectables and antiques in the museum and the varied history from Faber pencils to Donex whisks each made on this small island Wonderful hour spent browsing around Well worth the $3 entrance fee

Thank malcolmbrand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has many beautiful displays about life, work and death in old Cedar Key. There are many models, paintings, photo's and newpaper clippings which illuminate the rich history of the area. I especially liked seeing examples of the various pencils and brushes manufactured on...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

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 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017

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.

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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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