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Heritage House Museum

410 Caroline Street, Key West, FL 33040
305 296 3573
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Ranked #76 of 84 attractions in Key West
Owner description: This Caribbean Colonial House dating from the 1830s features original furnishings, rare antiques and unusual marine artifacts collected by the... more » Owner description: This Caribbean Colonial House dating from the 1830s features original furnishings, rare antiques and unusual marine artifacts collected by the Porters, a notable Key West family. « less
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English first
Key West, Florida
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

Change inevitably comes with time, and after many decades the heirs to the Porter family sadly closed the legendary family museum for tours and sold the Key West Heritage House in 2010. But the good news is that the property is preserved by a new owner in its authentic beauty and is currently privately maintained. The museum does not have... More

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Riverview, Florida
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345 helpful votes 345 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2009

it is a small tour of the 4 rooms downstairs and the garden but it is nicely furnished and very interesting for what it is. The Robert Frost cottage is adjacent although not open for touring. The staff is stremely knowledgeable about the museum and Key West history.

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Atlanta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2008

If you've done many historic home tours, you will find this one unremarkable. It's not bad, but you're not likely to learn anything you don't already know. The tour guide was exceptionally enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and helpful, and the house is interesting, but it's nothing special as these things go. The two most important things: (a) you will NOT actually get... More

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