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Cedar Key Historical Society, Cedar Key
(4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
The Cedar Key Historical Society Museum is located at 7070 D Street, Cedar Key, Florida. It contains exhibits and photographs depicting the history of Cedar Key from prehistoric times through the 20th century. The museum is housed in two buildings. The main part is in the Lutterloh House. The annex is the Andrews House, which was originally on Atsena Otie Key before being moved to the mainland after the 1896 hurricane. It is part of the Cedar Keys Historic and Archaeological District.In 1989, it was listed as the John Lutterloh Residence - Cedar Key Historical Museum in A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, published by the University of Florida Press.
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TripAdvisor
  • Informative greeting. Learned a lot from front desk. Museum was well set up and had a lot to look at. My son who is in college really enjoyed it. Both buildings worth the visit. 
  • The museum was done fairly well for a small town with relics from the pre-Colonial Indian days and the civil war. Also, the how and who where the key players in the early development of Cedar Key duri...  more »
  • The price was excellent.The museum has 2 separate buildings.Lots of interesting information on the formation of the town.Many artifacts dating back to 1800's.If you enjoy museums then this is a pleasa...  more »
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  • If you come to Cedar Key make it a point to visit the Historical Society Museum. There is a lot of fascinating history in this area, and the museum is a wonderful place to learn about it. Plan on spending a couple of hours exploring the nicely organized exhibits showing the way time has changed the town over the years.
  • At only $3 a person what a wonderful way to spend an afternoon after lunch. Cedar Key has much in the way of Civil War history. John Muir traveled to Cedar Key on his thousand mile walk. One of the locals made some incredible models of ships, fishing boats, sponge boats, the railroad through Cedar Key and the lighthouse. Cedar pencils and whisk brooms were huge industries in Cedar Key. The Eagle Pencil Cedar Mill and Eberhard Fabor pencil mill and the Standard Manufacturing whisk broom company were once large producers of manufacturing products. We will have to visit the Historical Society again. For a small place like Cedar Key they sure have lots of interesting history. The docent was knowledgeable and very helpful. I bought several books, pencils, mints and postcards for myself and gifts for friends. Heck it is for a good cause, I liked the books and the trinkets will make great gifts.
  • Great place to learn about the history of Cedar Key. Worth a stop.
  • Love it.
  • Nice little home town.