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Address: 322 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305 294 9501
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Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Painstankly restored by the people of key west

I read some of the other reviews and I am in agreement with most. It's historic, interesting but certainly not mind blowing! But non of that matters, this is typical of the people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Miami Beach, Florida

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I read some of the other reviews and I am in agreement with most. It's historic, interesting but certainly not mind blowing! But non of that matters, this is typical of the people of key west who have so much pride in their island to restore the house at their cost, ensure it has the genuine furniture and provide free... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Loved this little find on Duval Street, we almost missed it. Free and has public restrooms open during the day. This is a great place to stop and rest at during the day. Very small,very old, very cute home

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Love history, love old homes. This one was not that special and I seriously doubt it is catapult the oldest

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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Neat tour of the property - it's free, but you can leave a donation! The guide was very knowledgeable and gave a great history of the place!

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I enjoyed this quaint little house and it's gardens. It was surprising how quiet there is inside although it is located in a busy and noisy street. It only takes a few moments to see it but it was nice and relaxing. Wish the upstairs had been open to the public too. Best of all it was free and a... More 

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We often walk past this house when we are in Key West. This trip, we decided to tour the house and it was an awesome experience. The tour guide gave us the history and answered all of our questions. Besides the house there are interesting, educational facilities on the property, such as the Cook's House and historical information boards. There... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Not living the island life, it was interesting learning some of the stories and what the families went through in the past. The home was actually moved from another location at some point and was fascinating to see some of the old items I've never seen before. Not a must see but its free and I felt like it was... More 

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Higganum, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It's free and educational! Friendly staff too! It's simple and doesn't take too long... I'm so glad we had a chance to stop here!

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Grounds were pretty but not much to see vs any other old house and was not impressed with the staff. Free so worth a walk in

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Rockford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My husband and I were with a tour that brought us here for an outing. This is okay, but not that outstanding. The backyard is mostly shaded, so it's nice to get out of the crowds and sun for awhile in Key West. If you have little time however, make sure to see the Little White House instead.

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Address: 322 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305 294 9501
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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