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The Oldest House

322 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6510
+1 305-294-9501
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Nice Quick Free Stop

Just walked by and decided to go in. Nice little house and garden. Guy there was cool and had good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
isumike
,
Marion, Iowa
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Different

We have been to town many times and this year is the first time we checked this place out. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tallulah94
,
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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  • Average14%
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322 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6510
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just walked by and decided to go in. Nice little house and garden. Guy there was cool and had good info, but gave you space to wander. Nice little Duval Street diversion

Thank isumike
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to town many times and this year is the first time we checked this place out. It is really cool and differnt give it a chance when you are in the area.

Thank tallulah94
Reviewed 1 week ago

a quick walk by the Oldest house in Key West...nice that it is a free tour. Grounds pretty and the house is small but well maintained. Worth a quick stop by

Thank Writerwife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to pass on a free Open House morning and took advantage of a visit. The tour guide inside was friendly and knowledgeable and the house and gardens are lovely.

Thank janescanlan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This historic old house provides an opportunity to escape from today's hustle and bustle and noise. The old furnishings are still in place and the rear yard and garden is a haven of tranquillity. The staff are welcoming and very informative about the history of...More

Thank Ruth5757
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's very hot and crowded on Duval St., especially when cruise ships are in. I saw a narrow entrance with a sign The Oldest House in Key West. We ventured in to a cool respite with gardens, shady palms, benches to sit and relax from...More

Thank collapserelax
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The exhibit is free (just ask for donations) and someone explains the history of the house and who lived there. Only 4 rooms, but there is an outside garden area along with the kitchen building.More

Thank Jane and Bob F
Teri B, Administrator, Oldest House & Gardens, Key West at The Oldest House, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Oldest House & Gardens during your vacation. Our docents are the best sharing history of the house and old Key West! The House is owned by the state of Florida and Old Island Restoration Foundation runs the house. Admission is...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Take the time to turn off Duval St and leave the present behind for a moment. The sheltered, beautifully maintained back yard is a peaceful oasis in the middle of the Duval St craziness. The house itself is very interesting and in great condition. The...More

Thank Dave P
Teri B, Administrator, Oldest House & Gardens Key West at The Oldest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing this review on TripAdvisor and for your kind comments. It is wonderful to hear you comment on our 'peaceful oasis' as we feel the same way you do. We work daily to maintain the Oldest House and Gardens and...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

We had a little look around the oldest house in Key West as it was right on the main street, Duvall. It was interesting to see the photos of the original family and look at the furnishings. We are happy to give a donation to...More

Thank scousergirl52
Teri B, Administrator, Oldest House & Gardens Key West at The Oldest House, responded to this review

So glad you were able to spend time with the Oldest House & Gardens. We do have great period pieces and family paintings/photographs for our guests. Your donation will help us with on going maintenance of our home. Thank you for the wonderful review and...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

This place is a hidden gem, from the moment you walk in everything you look at tells a story, beautiful past memories. My cousin was married there and the whole wedding was beautiful, the garden is breath taking, the house gorgeous. The service that was...More

Thank GypsyLove16
Teri B, Administrator, Oldest House and Gardens Key West at The Oldest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We would love to speak with you in person about the wedding you are referencing. Please call us during 10am-4pm, except Wednesdays and Sundays at 305-294-9501.

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