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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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Worth a short visit

Interesting museum explaining everything you want to know about the history of Cedar Key. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
GoingFarFarAway
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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Local history museum low key

Quaint collection of miscellaneous artifacts from the history or lives folks of this now low key... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
solomonknibb
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Baltimore, Maryland
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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 16:00
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 3 days ago via mobile

Interesting museum explaining everything you want to know about the history of Cedar Key. The volunteer that gave us the overview presentation was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Well worth the $3 donation/entrance fee.

Thank GoingFarFarAway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint collection of miscellaneous artifacts from the history or lives folks of this now low key area. The forests of cedar trees have long since been turned into pencils. The old medical instruments challenge the imagination to think of them in use. The whisk broom...More

Thank solomonknibb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In order to fully Understand Cedar Key and it's inhabitants a trip thru this Museum is A Must. Awell dated and accurate History is displayed and the Currators are willing to answer all and any questions ask in A Most Pleasant Way.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked into this little museum after clam chowder at Tony's across the street. So glad we did not miss this - friendly docent at the door. Charge is only $3 - many books available for purchase about this historic area. The exhibits concentrate on...More

Thank Lois M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

GREAT history about Cedar Key; the guy whose father started the brush factory lives in the house behind the museum (house tour included in museum admission) and has tons of artifacts

Thank valbres
Reviewed 23 May 2017

2 little houses with displays about the region from prehistoric times to present day The volunteer/ ticket taker was full of interesting info about the area.

Thank rentpcbbeach
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our museum, we are glad when people are interested in our little town!

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to the museum. Last one was 10 yrs ago. There was more added to what was previously displayed. The local history is very rich and interesting. We hope that one day they might dedicate a section to the major storms...More

Thank BJoanie
Reviewed 19 May 2017

If you are interested in history, the Cedar Key Historical Society has done an excellent job with their museum. Informative, interesting, and a helpful staff. Dog friendly!

1  Thank nogatraveler
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This museum is well worth the $3.00 pp admission. The exhibits are put together very well. They cover topics from Indian artifacts, manufacturing pencils and brooms, the railroad and medical devices plus more. It was nice to learn about the history of Cedar Key. A...More

Thank Catleon03
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We were well welcomed and given an idea of the place. Very taken with the production of brushes. Had to avert our eyes at the physicians and dentist display:) wish I could have given them the $10 and received the t shirt but they were...More

Thank susan s
Amy G, Executive Director at Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

The T shirts are undergoing a change in design. Please send us an address and we would be happy to send one. I can send you a list of colors and prices.

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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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