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Mount Dora Historical Society Museum

450 Royellou Lane, Mount Dora, FL
352-383-0006
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Ranked #6 of 8 Attractions in Mount Dora
Type: History Museums
Most recent review
- Sep 3, 2014
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We visited the museum and were able to get some information to help with our genealogy. The ladies there were very helpful and we enjoyed talking with them.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Tiny museum, stuffed full of fascinating pictures and artefacts from school desks to orange squeezers, railroad timetables to fire hoses, jail house art to bibles. Personalised guided tour, where else would you get that?

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Orlando, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The Mount Dora Historical Society Museum is a must see when you visit Mount Dora, a quaint little city 40 miles north of Orlando. It can be found at 450 Royellou Lane; Mount Dora, FL 32757 [Between 5th and 4th Avenue] Conveniently located in Downtown Mount Dora. You would be surprised at the history this little city has. There was... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Although the Historical Museum was small and hard to find it was worth the stop. It was interesting to see how small at one time fire trucks were and how the town was formed and got its name.

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Orlando, FL
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

If this is the Mt. Dora / Jail / Museum then I want to tell you it was very interesting. Susan (guide) was very informative and interesting to talk with. Shared a lot of great Mt. Dora History stories.

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South East
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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

A lovely little snapshot of life in the town as it was in the last 150 years. It is good to see the historical artefacts being preserved. And we enjoyed talking to the curator who was most informative.

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Ocala, Florida
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102 reviews 102 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

You received the sense that the people who put this together acred about their work.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

We were told to visit the museum to learn more about town. There was nothing worth spending ten minutes for. Mostly copies hanging on the wall and the attendant was more interested in talking about her craft than answering history, which I doubt she knew any. Just let this one go.

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