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The Oldest House

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Address: 322 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305 294 9501
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Interesting history!

Free to public. Lots of interesting history here about the house and the cook house. We visited on a very hot day and it was nice to tour it in air conditioning.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Vi0letBeach
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Hudson, Florida
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Hudson, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Free to public. Lots of interesting history here about the house and the cook house. We visited on a very hot day and it was nice to tour it in air conditioning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not one for walking in shop after shop of the same tourist items. If I visit a place I want to know some history. It was a quaint home with lots of history and the gentlemen working was very friendly.

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Eureka, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would be easy to walk by, But Don't!! Great tour guide rich in historic knowledge! Very tranquil garden and back yard. And Free, however donations are greatly appreciated.

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Thank Vince M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We leaned a lot about the history of Key West during our visit to this house and gardens. It was a free tour, although donations are appreciated. We really had fun and highly recommend it to everyone!

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think anyone that is visiting Key West should take a little time to visit places such as this because it gives a person a better feel as to what helped shape the region. Learn of the families that lived there and how they survived through thick and thin.

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Thank southtexastraveller
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a hidden little historical house that was fun to stop by right on Duval Street. It was nice to get off the street and learn about the history behind it and the Mallory area while getting some A/C! Worth a stop in.

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Thank Nicole M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice visit. Lots of old things to see and it was free to do. Small and quiet if you want to take a step away from the Duval traffic.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unless you take a tour you may not hear any info about this house. It is about 100 years old and still standing!

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have probably walked past this attraction 100's of times but never stopped in. We finally did and we enjoyed it. There are restrooms in the back to use and a nice little house for a quick tour and history. They have someone inside the house to explain little things about the family and the house and it was very... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I suppose it was interesting, but don't go out of your way unless you are a huge history buff. They do have clean bathrooms and bottled water for $1.

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