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Cedar Key Historical Society Museum

Address: 2nd Street and SR24, 609 2nd Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625
Phone Number: +1 352-543-5549
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Ranked #1 of 6 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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Huntsville, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Take the time to stop in and visit. Do the tour and talk to the folks working in there. They are a wealth of information about Cedar Key and the surrounding area, both past and present. We thoroughly enjoyed our stop in the museum.

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Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a great small museum with plenty to see and a super-enthusiastic staff. Our docent was superb!

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Colleyville, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

You have to search out this educational museum. The Smithsonian chose this museum as part of their traveling exhibit. The hands on displays help you understand what the history of Cedar Key was truly like.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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
6 helpful votes 6 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
87 helpful votes 87 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
19 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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