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Mount Dora Historical Society Museum

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Address: 450 Royellou Lane, Mount Dora, FL
Phone Number: 352-383-0006

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Great History Lesson

Was great to learn the history of the region, especially the railroad aspect of it all. If you go, make time for the "old time" train ride, well worth it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I'm a big city guy who has fallen in love with this town. Ask anyone in Florida to name their top 3 small town cities. I assure you that Mount Dora is one of them. Sure it's hot in the Summer. Don't worry about it ... The town and people that live there are really the best. The live and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

I heard about Mount Dora's Museum through the years having lived in Lake County all my life however, I never took the time to ever go there until my daughter decided to do her 4th Grade essay on Mount Dora's History. So, I figured what better way would there be for her to learn about Mount Dora's rich roots? We... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Was great to learn the history of the region, especially the railroad aspect of it all. If you go, make time for the "old time" train ride, well worth it!

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Mount Dora, so the historical museum was a short tour, but our tour guide, Susan, was a hoot! For $2 and a half an hour, you can't go wrong.

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Eustis, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

What better way to learn a new area then the historical museum. The lady that was there was very helpful and informative. Have a much better idea what Mount Dora is all about. Great history

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

On a side street in an old firehouse, this is a nice opportunity to become familiar with the history of Mt. Dora. The volunteers were friendly and knowledgeable. This is a bit off the main shopping tracks, but worth the visit for history buffs. I believe the fare was $2.00. 30 minutes to an hour would be sufficient to allot... More 

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Not a full day, maybe not even an hour. But it does give a quick history and the staff is great. Helps give a good perspective on Mt Dora

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gainesville florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I can't remember of the lady that gave us the tour but she knew her history of Mt. Dora. She used to be s school teacher, and I wished she would have been one of mine. She told us a lot of history that most folks don't know. Please go visit.

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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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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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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Address: 450 Royellou Lane, Mount Dora, FL
Phone Number: 352-383-0006
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Mount Dora

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