We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 322 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305 294 9501
Website
Today
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 90 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Most recent review
Historical free tour

We were delighted to come across this house tour when walking down Duval Street. It has a sweet little backyard, with some outbuildings toward the rear that contain the cleanest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
VermontTeacher44
,
Vermont, USA
Add Photo Write a Review

90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Vermont, USA
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

We were delighted to come across this house tour when walking down Duval Street. It has a sweet little backyard, with some outbuildings toward the rear that contain the cleanest and most pleasant restrooms in Key West. The house is even air conditioned, so it was a very restful break in our day of sightseeing. The docent was very informative... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Clarksville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
350 reviews 350 reviews
107 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We were on a senior tour enjoying historic Key West. We stopped here and enjoyed touring the oldest house. Many antiques graced the house. Volunteers were on hand to provide information and history of the house. It is available for weddings and would make a beautiful scenic setting in the garden. The little house in the rear was the cooks... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Coral Springs, Florida
Top Contributor
544 reviews 544 reviews
202 attraction reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A Key West tradition for 53 years, is to pucker up at noon on March 7. For the Conch Shell Blowing. The contest is held at the Oldest House, 322 Duval st. Admission is free. But you can book the venue: Parties, Weddings, Inc. The garden is beautiful. A couple of staff are on hand to give a history lecture... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beloit, Wisconsin
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We booked this venue for our wedding. It was perfect. We did not want a beach wedding and was looking for something different. We wanted a venue that would be intimate enough for 30 guests. The garden was perfect. The staff was wonderful! They were very easy to work with and made sure every last detail was taken care of.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bethalto, Illinois
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
73 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The oldest house is very convenient, right on Duval Street. This is a part of Key West history and worth a stop. It is easily missed so watch for 322 Duval. The gardens in the rear of the house are lovely.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brussels
Top Contributor
471 reviews 471 reviews
178 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Along Duval Street there was an indication "Oldest House ..." and so I decided to have a look. Well, what a surprise. The entry was free, there were not a lot of people, in some of the rooms there were some people telling something about the house and its history. Finally there is also a toilet. What asking more?

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mexico Beach, Florida, United States
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

a nice backyard and a nice old house. It's a part of the history and it belongs to Key West! A must have seen!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
winnipeg
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stopped by this beautiful old house while walking down Duval street. The house is surrounded by a large yard with lush gardens, which hosts weddings and events. Inside we were warmly greeted by a volunteer who gave us the history on the house, including the family that resided there. It was very interesting to see inside the house and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reading, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
67 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

You could easily miss the Oldest House in Key West on Duval Street. Say a small sign and ventured in. A nice piece of history. Take the time to go off the beaten path and see true history.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Illinois City, Illinois
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This house just opened to tours the first week in January. The house is small as are the grounds. The tours are given by volunteers that seem very knowledgeable about the house and family. Donations are appreciated. More Key West history learned and enjoyed!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed The Oldest House also viewed

 

Been to The Oldest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Oldest House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?