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Edison & Ford Winter Estates

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Address: 2350 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone Number: +1 239-334-7419
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy...
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 Inventors Museum. The museum has hundreds of inventions, artifacts and special exhibits. Edison Ford offers many tour options, including special "Inside the Homes" and "Inside the Laboratory" Tours on select days. The audio tour is available in English, Spanish, German and French. Historian led tours are also offered in German and Spanish on select days. Group tours can be arranged in advance. River cruises are offered daily and dining options are available, including waterfront dining.
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Tranquil with beautiful river view.

Easy to locate off the Interstate. Beautiful tree lined boulevard leading to ample car parking. Guided tour taken. Very informative. As we crossed the boulevard to view Edison... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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southampton, england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Easy to locate off the Interstate. Beautiful tree lined boulevard leading to ample car parking. Guided tour taken. Very informative. As we crossed the boulevard to view Edison & Ford's homes the tranquillity was encompassing. The grounds are manicured and the views out to the river invite you to linger after the tour. All footpaths are wide and flat. Ramps... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We choose this site because it was #1 on Tripadvisor to visit in Fort Myers. There were four of us and 2 of us are veterans so there was no charge for us. We did the video tour and loved it. You are given a device to push and listen as you walk the grounds and get a great summary... More 

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

History, we went in june it was hott! but thats expected, the tour was over the top, very interesting history, they allow you to take plenty of pictures!

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Severn, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Before my late afternoon flight home, after checking out of my hotel, I was determined to visit, as I never had the time during my other trips to the area. It is pricey, $24 (with a discount no less), but is something everyone should do at least once, as it presents a lot of history regarding Edison, and Ford, two... More 

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Fort myer s
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Every time someone comes in to Fort Myers we always take them to the Edison home. there you can see the large banyan tree and go through his laboratory as well as the homes of Edison and Ford. During Christmas it is decorated for Christmas and absolutely beautiful!

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is just a really fun and very interesting tour and a must see if you are visiting Fort Myers areas.

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Brooksville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

One of the Must See Places in Ft. Myers - the tour is set up to take you through the museum, labs, homes and gardens. I have been many times but pick up something new each visit. The gardens are my favorite and my husband is fascinated with the laboratories.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The ground are beautiful. There is so much history here, it's a must see if you are in the Ft Myers area. The gift shop is awesome. Be sure to take the tour!

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Mastic Beach, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you're a history buff and a fan of both or either of Ford and Edison, You need to visit their winter homes. It's a great step back in time and see what Edison did out in the middle of NO WHERE. The Generator . The Swimming pool. His Laboratory. His Experiments. It's incredible. The grounds alone are something to... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If your in the Fort Myers Area this is a must see of Beauty and History. The grounds are beautiful and the homes and stories are so interesting

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Additional Information about Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Address: Address: 2350 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone Number: +1 239-334-7419
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 20

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