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Lake Placid Historical Society Depot Museum

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The locally made video is fun to watch. The exhibits were nicely updated from our last visit a few... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Jean T
Lake Placid, Florida
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Small Friendly Museum

Our group was walking the town to see the murals and stopped in the museum. It is a very nice... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Judy W
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12 Park Ave, Lake Placid, FL 33852-6576
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The locally made video is fun to watch. The exhibits were nicely updated from our last visit a few years ago. We were very fortunate that our docent grew up in Lake Placid and still lives there now that he’s retired. He had wonderful stories...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Our group was walking the town to see the murals and stopped in the museum. It is a very nice "small town" museum with very friendly staff. They show a short video which educated us about the area. The exhibits are well organized. It's worth...More

Thank Judy W
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

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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

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Reviewed 13 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 26 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.

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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.