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Lake Placid Historical Society Depot Museum

12 Park Ave, Lake Placid, FL 33852-6576
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A subtle surprise

We happened upon this by accident and it was the highlight of our visit to Lake Placid. This small... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Boynton Beach, Florida
A Hidden Treasure

It was such a surprise to see this museum. There are several large rooms full of amazing... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
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“past history” (2 reviews)
“railroad” (2 reviews)
12 Park Ave, Lake Placid, FL 33852-6576
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We happened upon this by accident and it was the highlight of our visit to Lake Placid. This small museum is packed with local memorabilia, like a scrapbook of past history. The best part was our "guide", a local veteran with intimate knowledge of, and...More

Thank HotInFL
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It was such a surprise to see this museum. There are several large rooms full of amazing artifacts. It is nicely laid out and labeled with interesting facts. The volunteer working that day was a native whose grandfather grew up in the area. He told...More

Thank P8165MPcaroll
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Beautiful displays of history right in the old train depot! It really is an excellent and eclectic collection spanning many years. A donation is not required but is suggested.

Thank bonnyusa
Reviewed 11 February 2017

A lot to see and experience! Very nice little museum with lots of historical items, you might even remember some of the things in the museum! Very enjoyable and worth a visit!

Thank cal19562014
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My husband and I were visiting Lake Placid early December, whilst we were looking at a railroad mural this sweet guy called Jerry came out of the Historical Museum and started talking to us. He asked if we wanted to have a look around the...More

Thank virginatlantic
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The Historical Society Depot provides a good introduction to the major attraction of Lake Placid. A local volunteer is on hand to provide information and background and a short informative video is worth viewing.

Thank ECraigMcKay
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Lovely visit in 2014. Many interesting items of past history. Spent a lot of time viewing all the treasures in this museum. Very friendly volunteers are there to answer any questions you may have and they are very informative. Well worth your time.

Thank 1karen1042014
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Very interesting small museum. Not just rail road, but all kinds of old things. Well worth a visit. Even a small jail. Shows your age when they have things you remember using.

1  Thank Noeljan52
Reviewed 18 February 2015

As you walk up to the museum you are welcomed by your own personal, knowledgeable tour guide. As you walk through the museum your quickly discover that the items on display depict more than the history of Lake Placid; it is also a historical tour...More

1  Thank travelingjim33852
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Some friends and I enjoyed an afternoon at the Lake Placid Museum. There was an elderly gent working there the day of our visit and he was a fountain of knowledge.. He had some sort of anecdotal comment or story about nearly every artifact and...More

4  Thank Sun Q
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24 July 2017|
Response from bonnyusa | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission charges but they appreciate donations. The museum is open from 10 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday.