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The Oldest House

322 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
305 294 9501
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Ranked #31 of 83 attractions in Key West
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens
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Miami Beach, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

On Duval Street and complimentary entrance. This should be a site no one should miss. This little house will take you back to the 19th century. Hours are 10-4pm.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I had gone in a ghost tour and saw this house at night. We returned the next day to tour the grounds. The docent was very knowledgable and it was great to walk through the first floor. A must see!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It's for free and if your around you need to stop in to say you did. Very fast to see, beautiful and interesting!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stopped in on a hot July day because of the AC. Boy was I in for a surprise. What a charming little house with a wonderful story to go with it. So glad to see the preservation of history in a quirky little town.

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Tampa,Fl
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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Right on Duval we saw the free sign and decided to go in. Down a long walkway you enter the home from the back. The gentleman who was there told us stories about the old overseas highway, which we thought was very interesting. Its a rather small home there were still some collectables inside. Some of the pictures were interesting... More

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Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stopped in for this free attraction which was a very nice surprise. The grounds, gardens and house is kept up very well and the information about the house was interesting. We always love these small places where history reigns!!

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Mississippi
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This was a very pleasant visit off of Duval Street. The best part was it was FREE! We did however make a donation. I was not impressed with the hostess. When trying to learn more about Key West's culture and the natives, I mentioned Europeans from Spain that had settled the area. She said that she did not consider the... More

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Temecula, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Wasn't expecting to find such a gem on bustling Duval Street. This house is a free attraction that is a great way to learn a bit more about Key West and its past! The volunteer working was very knowledgeable and told us so much about the history. There is no fee to see the house inside, however you can leave... More

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North Canton, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We just happened to find this place while on one of our many walks. You walk back a sidewalk to an outdoor area that is fairly large considering you are in the heart of the action on Duval St. There are volunteers inside the house that are more than happy to share info. and answer your questions.

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IL
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We enjoyed learning about the house and its owners from the nice lady at the house. She was very pleasant to listen to and had a lot of information. A nice break from restaurants & shops on Duval St.

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