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Bonnet House Museum and Gardens

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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If you like nature and history, this is a must see when you are in town, or if you are a local and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bill S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Well worth the visit. An amazing property with an amazing story to tell

Bonnet House was built by a wealthy Chicago billionaire who discovered Fort lauderdale when there... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
steven j
Croydon, United Kingdom
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Accredited by the American Association of Museums and listed on the national Register of Historic Places, this 35-acre historic estate on Fort Lauderdale Beach is an extraordinary blend of art, history and nature. The whimsically-designed house was...more
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900 N Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3326
Central Beach
+1 954-563-5393
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you like nature and history, this is a must see when you are in town, or if you are a local and in Ft. Lauderdale. The grounds are immaculate and the tour is a walk through Florida history.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Bonnet House was built by a wealthy Chicago billionaire who discovered Fort lauderdale when there was nothing there. he created a quite wonderful home and filled it with his own artworks.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a teenager I used to walk by the mysterious wall along A1A going over to the beach and always wondered what was over there. Visiting the bonnet house has been on my list for years and finally with visitors in town I had a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This remarkable museum and garden site is one of the most beautiful and historic in South Florida. It’s historic and takes visitors on a walk through yesteryear. The gardens are beautiful well-maintained full of flowers and wildlife of all types. A must see do Take...More

1  Thank Don L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent several hours at Bonnet house and enjoyed every minute of it. It started with a guided tour, we were taken thru several rooms and buildings and everything was explained in detail. Lots of period furnishing and decorations, several painting and other works of art....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our parasailing adventure was cancelled due to weather so we decided to check out the Bonnet House. I’m so glad we did! There is a plantation home on 35 beautiful acres. The home is decorated eclectically and it’s very impressive. The tour guide is very...More

1  Thank scross64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful hidden gem among the hustle & bustle of Fort Lauderdale. We opted to take the guided tour and was glad we did. The collection and stories behind the artifacts were wonderfully told by our tour guide and made the visit especially interesting, you could...More

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a find. Such an interesting family history as well as history of Fort Lauderdale. Art collection from all over the world that is both fun and exquisite. Loved the house and room designs and taking the garden tour is a must plus they drive...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the absolute pleasure of getting a tour of the stunning Bonnet House Museum and Gardens yesterday. My eyes could not be big enough trying to take in all the luxurious colors of the property. I arrived about 10-15 minutes early for the tour and...More

Thank Diana V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently attended a Wedding on the grounds of the Bonnett House Museum and Gardens along with a wonderful Wedding reception with fantastic food, beverages, snacks, and the main dinner was totally outstanding with very tasties deserts. I would highly recommend the Bonnet House Museum...More

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January 14, 2018|
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Response from Susan S G | Reviewed this property |
I think it's $20 per person. Yes, you can bring a picnic lunch. Yes, there's plenty of parking available.
August 27, 2017|
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Response from Cluck1519 | Reviewed this property |
Also house is very close to beach area and sea front has eating places quite close.
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Around $25, half off for kids, im sure they have a website if you just search it up you will find it, but its not cheap, like i said, 25ish. If you stay A few hrs and enjoy the history and tours its worth it. Very... More