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Hurricane Idalia severely damaged the Cedar Key Historical Society Museum Andrews House Building.
Tour two historic buildings filled with rich island history.
With showcases of prehistoric and Indian artifacts exhibits, from commercial fishing,to Florida‘s first coast-to-coast Rail Road, there’s something for people of all ages!
We are leashed pet friendly, and wheelchair accessible
$3.00 per person
Children 12 and under are free
609 2nd Street
Cedar Key, Florida
The Cedar Key Historical Museum is a hidden gem in the heart of the beautiful island of Cedar Key on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Uncover fascinating stories of how this coastal community has evolved over various periods - all while marveling at its captivating charm.
Resilience and Strength are Hallmarks of the History of Cedar Key!
Learn more about how the beginning of the Cedar Key Historical Society
Click the About Us -Past & Present button below.
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We are excited to provide our readers with regular website updates, more history, and event information. We also aim to bridge the gap between past and present through engaging interactive media like, photos, videos, and audio recordings that bring Cedar Key's history to life.
The Cedar Key Historical Society is proud to bring oral histories from cassette tapes in their archives to their website to be enjoyed online.
Many recordings are well over 40 years old and on cassette tape, which deteriorates over time. However, preserving and remastering to WAV.files for easy listening over modern/mobile devices provides an incredible opportunity to share these significant.
Voices of the Past.
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The Cedar Key History Channel features videos about the history of Cedar Key and more...
The Cedar Key Archives holds thousands of photographs. View a selection at Cedar Key Memory.
Information pertaining to the Cedar Key Cemetery can be found here, with the interactive map!
Resilience and strength are hallmarks of Cedar Key's history.
Also, get a glimpse at museum exhibits and learn about their history.
The importance and value of the Cedar Key Historical Society members cannot be overstated. The non-profit organization depends heavily on the contributions and volunteerism of its members to carry out its mission of preserving and promoting the rich history of the Cedar Key islands and its surrounding areas.
They contribute their time and money to ensure this small coastal community remains a vibrant, historically relevant destination for visitors worldwide. Through donations, these individuals provide projects such as museum renovations, educational programs, and preservation efforts to become a reality.
Moreover, these hardworking individuals embody an invaluable spirit of cooperation that helps nurture a sense of community amongst members. Their shared enthusiasm for preserving Cedar Key's unique island history and surrounding area creates a sense of purpose that brings people together while helping them learn more about their personal histories and those around them.
Overall, it is clear that the Cedar Key Historical Society could not exist without its members and volunteers; these individuals are essential to its success and help maintain an important part of Florida's history for current and future generations to enjoy.
Our members have enjoyed special benefits in the past, and this year we are thrilled to reveal something even better! We offer several membership packages with unique advantages. Click on the link below for details - join or renew today and know you're making an invaluable contribution to our worthy cause.
The Cedar Key Historical Museum is a paradise for tourists, where thousands of guests visit each year. As an enthusiastic volunteer at the museum, you'll get to spread your joy and passion about this island oasis with new arrivals! With its self-guided tour feature, anyone can join in - no need to be an expert on Cedar Key's history; all we ask is that you love being here as much as we do.
A private tour is a unique way to spend an afternoon or evening! Contact us to make arrangements with one of our knowledgeable tour guides. All private tours are during our close hours. Limited groups between 10 - 25 people.
609 2nd Street, Cedar Key, Florida 32625, United States
11:00 am – 05:00 pm
This site copyright @2022 The Cedar Key Historical Society Inc. Website Developed and Maintained By -Anna White Hodges- Executive Director
Website Developer Anna White Hodges