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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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Interesting

We learned about the history of Cedar Key. Especially enjoyed learning about how pencils are made... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John K
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Magnolia, Texas
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Interesting museum

Nice museum. Lots of items on display as well as a good selection of old photos, newspaper... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mum2divers
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Crystal River, Florida
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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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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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We learned about the history of Cedar Key. Especially enjoyed learning about how pencils are made and why they were made in Cedar Key.

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum. Lots of items on display as well as a good selection of old photos, newspaper accounts and historical documents. The house next door also has lots of fascinating items. It is amazing how such a small town has had such a varied and...More

Thank mum2divers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do stop by for a historical lesson on this great town. The curator presented interesting facts, and we met the feisty little dog!

Thank JackandResh
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

There's not much to do in Cedar Key and that's really the main draw of it. We stopped by the Historical Society to check it out. It was only a few dollars and had lots of interesting information on the history of Cedar Key. It's...More

Thank FLCouple
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

You can learn all about pencils, crabbing, osters, fishing. Somethings we never knew. Like the real Cedar Key island that you can see off shore.

Thank Kat G
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Nice little museum with exhibits and artificacts from Cedar Key's interesting history as a fishing village and a former major seaport.

Thank FloridaBackroads
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We were surprised by the amount of collectables and antiques in the museum and the varied history from Faber pencils to Donex whisks each made on this small island Wonderful hour spent browsing around Well worth the $3 entrance fee

Thank malcolmbrand
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This museum has many beautiful displays about life, work and death in old Cedar Key. There are many models, paintings, photo's and newpaper clippings which illuminate the rich history of the area. I especially liked seeing examples of the various pencils and brushes manufactured on...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This museum has a large collection of newspapers and historical pictures which you can spend almost an hour looking, Interesting facts like over a hundred years ago cedar key had 5000 residents and a large pencil factory among the history of hurricanes here.

Thank danonatt
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for your comments. It is important that people know we are open for business, having escaped Hurricane Irma. Hope you will come to see us again soon.

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Worth the $3 admission. Enjoyed seeing and reading the information. Amazing history and great location in downtown.

Thank Kathy S
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Yes, we are within walking distance of most hotels, condos and Bed & Breakfast facilities here on the Island.

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heyjude378
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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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