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Cedar Key Historical Society Museum

2nd Street and SR24, 609 2nd Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625
+1 352-543-5549
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Superb small museum and enthusiastic staff

We popped in while in cedar key. It’s a very small museum detailing the history of cedar key from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bigbillybiscuit
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Great educational stop

Very much enjoyed learning of the history of Cedar Key. So much I did not know. Great exhibits... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ravenkite
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The Lutterloh building and Andrew's House are home to exhibits detailing the picturesque village's history dating back to prehistoric times. Exhibits include Native American artifacts from the Timucuan era, the Second Seminole War, Journey of John Muir to Cedar Key, Cedar pencil industry, Seafood and Clam industry, Florida Railroad, and Donax Broom Manufacturing.
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“small town” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2nd Street and SR24, 609 2nd Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625
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+1 352-543-5549
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in while in cedar key. It’s a very small museum detailing the history of cedar key from prehistoric to modern day. Typically with small town museums it’s a hotch-potch of items that give an insight into the development of the town. The best...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed learning of the history of Cedar Key. So much I did not know. Great exhibits and nice staff. Thanks

Thank ravenkite
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great local flavor museum. Covers people, history, industry and culture. I prticularly liked the displays on the wisk broom and pencil industries.

Thank Stu J
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The museum had a lot of beautifully preserved artifacts. Talks a lot about the local history. There is a very small donation that is required to enter but it’s a must-see.

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

The museum houses many interesting items, but the bast part is listening to the volunteers tell stories and explain the history. Items in the museum span from dioramas to the actual safe from the bank and include ancient medical and dental tools. i was really...More

Thank James L
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited my wife’s ancestral home and learned so much. We will be back again and again. The museum has done a lot to preserve the information with care. It is like going back in time. Very educational for the children.

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

It was very interesting to walk around and learn about the local history. The place was small enough that you could see everything in an hour or so but still very informative.

Thank Electraglide2005
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We love this museum and learning about the history of Cedar Key. Love when Dr. Andrews is the tour guide for his home and whisk broom factory.

Thank IguanaMama52
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Visited yesterday, it was my third visit, each several years apart. The Museum has a lot to offer for a small Museum. The $2.00 admission is very minimal.

Thank Joe C
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

My wife and I like to poke around old town museums to get a bit of history, and this museum fit the bill. Contained in two houses, the museum contained various artifacts, documents and pictures from days gone by. It was definitely worth the visit...More

Thank drdavegoodman
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BarryHaupt
May 6, 2018|
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Response from dbellan | Reviewed this property |
There is such mentions but in larger county wide context. Cedar Key was mostly fishing people. One hurricane they lost 20 boats and their crews. When they banned the nets 25 families lost their livelihoods. I saw mention of... More
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heyjude378
November 29, 2015|
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Response from dgbinkley | Property representative |
When visit our wonderful Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, you will notice that the famous Tony's Seafood is immediately across the street. Not only do they have the best clam chowder, but they have affordable and tasty... More
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