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Cedar Key Historical Society Museum

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Address: 2nd Street and SR24, 609 2nd Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625
Phone Number: +1 352-543-5549
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Go Back in Time.

Great little museum, manned by volunteers who had a great and personal knowledge of the Cedar Key area. In fact I talked to one of the main donators to the museum on my visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great little museum, manned by volunteers who had a great and personal knowledge of the Cedar Key area. In fact I talked to one of the main donators to the museum on my visit. His family has made major contributions of time and exhibit materials to set-up and maintain the facility. This a good place to learn the history of... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Nice, inexpensive - with enough history and historical artifacts for an hr+ enjoyable learning about Cedar Key. Period house attached which complements the museum material.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

couldnt get in during normal hours. seems like its nice, seems. 100 characters is a lot to say "closed"

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Hastings, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I'm not a museum person but when the person who gives you a tour is the son (in his 80's) of the house owner, it's special.. If you're in Cedar Key, you need to know some history of it. This is the place to see and learn it. There is an entrance fee of $3 per adult but it's worth... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Nice small museum. The staff is very friendly and informative. On every other Wednesday, part of the tour is guided by a nice 87 year olds who is a native of Cedar Key. We were lucky enough to have him. The tour is not long, but it's well worth the price ($2, I believe) They have some interesting artifacts in... More 

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Fairport, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you want to know what old time Florida is about. This is the place to go. Great exhibits and informed people to explain.

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Gainesville, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised with all I learned. I don't want to say too much; go and find out yourself.

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sand creek
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

History was clear , pictures were abundant. Guide was nice. Never heard about pencil factories, and how they closed.

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Georgia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Loved the remodel they did. I was here over 15 years ago and they have done a wonderful job of preserving this area's history.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The museum was small, yet for the size it provided many interesting local 'treasures'. The staff were engaging and helpful. The most interesting part of our visit happened through our encounter with their story teller in the back building. We were planning to ask him about local broom making; however, when he noticed our attention to the railroad exhibit, he... More 

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