Mount Dora Historical Society Museum, Mount Dora

(4/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
The Mount Dora History Museum is located at 450 Royellou Lane, Mount Dora, Florida. It contains exhibits depicting the history of Mount Dora. The building itself, constructed in the 1920s, was originally the firehouse and jail for the city.
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  • For only $2 a person, I wasn't expecting there to be a whole lot to this museum but I was pleasantly surprised. The museum itself is really only 2 rooms but is full of antique pieces with a lot of ric...  more »
  • This is a small local museum that is well worth two bucks and 20 to 30 minutes of your time. This is a quick way to learn a bit about town. When I walked into the jail cells it was hard to imagine bei...  more »
  • It was worth the visit. The charge is only $2.00 per person, $1.00 for children and it was an interesting display of old photographs and artefacts and of a short history of the Mount Dora settlement. ...  more »
  • We visited Mount Dora, Florida last year for their Seafood Festival. While the festival was a disappointment for our family for the distance we drove and the money spent... but we enjoyed visiting the shops in this charming little town. Most especially, we really loved this tiny little museum tucked away off of the main road that most of the shops are on. I really appreciate history (especially Florida history, as I'm a Native Floridian) and this museum, albeit small, packed SO much history and info into a small little building. But I appreciated how all of the artifacts were displayed and the friendly staff. I'd highly recommend checking this place out!