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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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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Cedar Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
Attraction details
Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Fri 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

The Muesem is cool for a small town... Cedar key is one of the oldest cities in Fl and its fun to get to know.

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Cedar Key, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

wonderful, small museum, lots of local history, very informed and pleasant curators. a must visit on you journey to cedar key

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Brandon, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I learned a lot about the area from the caretaker at the museum. Great place to learn about the life that happened so many years ago.

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Fernandina Beach FL
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116 reviews 116 reviews
34 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stopped by the museum as part of the "Way We Work" exhibition sponsored by the Smithsonian that runs for another week (Oct. 19). Very interesting information and we were fortunate in that one of the docents there was Dr. John Andrews whose family founded the Fiber Factory and was born in the house that is part of the museum... More 

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Cedar Key
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103 reviews 103 reviews
19 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

For a small island Cedar Key is rich in history. Civil War, John Muir 1000 mi. walk to the gulf, native american history, history of first railroad, eagle and Faber pencils, whisk broom history just to mention a few things. You could spend 2 hours easily exploring and learning Cedar Keys history. The cost to enter is only $2 per... More 

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Oldsmar, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very informative! Only $2.00! Learned alot about C.K.....fascinating stuff. We had no idea C.K. was so rich in history......John Muir stayed there while recuperating from malaria

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Sarasota, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a great way to learn a little about the area. They did a very good job of displaying the items they have and the tags to explain the items were simple and to the point. I grew up in FL and never knew some of the industy they had in Cedar Key. It's located across the street from Tony's... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

All the information on the local area is unbelieveably interesting. You will learn more than you could have imagined. Extremely historic area of Florida.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Recommend making this your first stop when visiting Cedar Key. Lots of information, brochures, maps and other tourist items. Staff is very accommodating and friendly and the tour of the museum is informative as well. There is an additional charge for the tour but worth it.

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Tampa, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This little museum is interesting in that with what few artifacts it displays, it proves that historically, there's been little/nil ethnic diversity in Cedar Key. ANY acknowledgement of that in this museum is minimal, at most. THAT's what's clear from this quaint little place. Artifact and event descriptions seem to give simple, broad-brushed versions of local happenings, especially the brief... More 

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