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The Oldest House

322 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6510
+1 305-294-9501
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Found this place completely by accident - I have to say the word free caught my eye. It's a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rotterdam0892
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Bath, United Kingdom
Interesting

As we were passing by I noticed it was free, my favorite price. We looked around for about 15... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Randy F
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322 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6510
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place completely by accident - I have to say the word free caught my eye. It's a great little house with a lot of history and the docents are very knowledgeable. The garden is also a little haven of peace.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As we were passing by I noticed it was free, my favorite price. We looked around for about 15 minutes. The guide was very friendly and gave us a lot of cool information on the history of the house. If was worth the time, I...More

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like historic homes this is a must. And best of all, its free. Located in there midst of the hustle of Duval Street, its easy to find. Try to spar 20 minutes for a nice diversion!

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this little gem tucked back on Duval street. Free admission with a docent inside to teach us about the history of the house and key west.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is great because you can stroll along the streets and see all kinds of neat things and the southern most point in the U S is just around the corner great thing to do for brunch as there are all kind of resturants...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Just a little spot along husting, bustling Duval St. Nice tropical setting with some benches tucked away in the shade. Interesting bit of history and it's FREE with rest rooms. It's a nice stop which can be quite welcome, midway down Duval.More

2  Thank Marjorie B
Teri B, Administrator at The Oldest House, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2017

Thank you very much for sharing this review on TripAdvisor and for your kind comments. Our docents do a great job explaining the history of our home and of Key West. And we agree, our Gardens are tropical and we love our benches that offer...More

Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Key West can be pricey, but this is a nice little free tourist attraction. It takes less than a half hour to tour but they had a wonderful volunteer who gave us a lot of additional information. I'm sorry I didn't get his name but...More

Thank Cathy H
Teri B, Administrator at The Oldest House, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Thank you for visiting us during your vacation. Our docents are the best thank you for noticing. Come back and see us on your next trip.

Reviewed September 22, 2017

Really cute little house with all the original furniture and bedding. Poor family having to go outside to prepare the evening meal.More

Thank SweetM0lly
Teri B, Administrator at The Oldest House, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you for sharing this review on TripAdvisor and for your comments. Yes our furniture is original to their home or the period. It is hard to imagine an outdoor cook house, but we have one to share. Thank you for making us a part...More

Reviewed September 8, 2017

At first we weren't sure we wanted to take time to go through this "Oldest House" in Key West. Once inside and touring the grounds, we all agreed it was very worthwhile! The history behind the house is fascinating and to see how it was...More

Thank JM0723
Teri B, Administrator at The Oldest House, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you for visiting the Oldest House & Gardens. We do agree our docents are the best! The House is owned by the state of Florida and Old Island Restoration Foundation runs the house. Admission is free of charge and donations are accepted for the...More

Reviewed August 26, 2017

excited to stop to visit this old place. took some nice photos from outside...then noticed- closed on Wednesday....ok, right....guess not in the cards...oh well...

Thank jlantern3
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HJ H
September 13, 2017|
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Yes, the Oldest House & Gardens and Key West are open for business. Thanks for asking the question.
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