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Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy seeing the winter residences of famous inventors Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. There are historical buildings, award-winning gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Lab and the...more
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This was a great side trip as I tire of hot Florida weather and beaches. A great peak into the history of the area. The houses tours are all outside so be prepared for the weather but the museum across the street is full of...More
If you are someone who enjoys history, appreciates well cared for grounds with a story, whether you are an adult or a youngster you will find the Edison & Ford grounds a worthwhile experience. You can plan on spending a couple of hours or more...More
A fun and wonderful way to learn about to great historians, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford! The Docents were just splendid filled with knowledge about these two great men and their personal and professional lives. And, what about the gardens, oh my, the wonders. A...More
I restricted my visit to the Museum and Lab, due to time constraints. The museum has great information in it, but to be honest, its a little dissorganised and lacks a flow., Some stories start, but never finish. All the components are there but it...More
The museum is very good, the garden is amazing. They have a nice staff. It was a delightful afternoon. If you live around get the annual passport. You can come more often and enjoy a coffee in the garden.
Thomas Edison & Henry Ford had winter homes on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, FL. In addition to their homes, Edison's laboratory, museum and gardens are open to tour. For history buffs, the museum & labs will offer in-depth glimpses into...More
We toured the grounds at night so we could enjoy the holiday lights - and we were not disappointed. You were not allowed inside the homes, which were decorated with Christmas decorations. There were enough windows that you could get a good idea of what...More
They offered four different packages depending on price. Guided tours leave only on the hour so we took the self guided tour. We had a very enjoyable time looking through the homes. Such a beautiful location for a summer home. The museum had lots of...More