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Mound House

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Great learning and relaxing experience

Very informative guided tour. Amazing views from the second floor. Interesting discover of our... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Miami, Florida
Peaceful place

We stopped by the Mound House during our bike ride around the area. It was beautiful and peaceful... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Englewood, Florida
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451 Connecticut St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3708
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Very informative guided tour. Amazing views from the second floor. Interesting discover of our native Floridians. Nice store with local treasures and wonderful books.

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

We stopped by the Mound House during our bike ride around the area. It was beautiful and peaceful. We enjoyed sitting at the picnic table and watching the boats go by. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank brief47606
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Our family of four visited here yesterday. It was very easy to find—- signs were well marked, plenty of free parking; which is a rare commodity in this area. The museum is 10.00 for adults. Students with an ID get a discount. The docents are...More

2  Thank Donna C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Excellent tour and tour guide. Very informative and a easy paddle for anyone. Explore the back bay and mangrove islands. See lots of birds and maybe a dolphin or two. After, enjoy the museum and learn all about the history of the Calusa Indians and...More

Thank Donald A
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend a visit to Mound House to learn about the history and natural beauty of this part of Florida. Tour and learn about the archaeological dig site located in the shell mounds on the property. Then learn of later inhabitants from Cuban fishermen to...More

1  Thank Arduinna60
Reviewed May 20, 2018

A group of 15 of us had a wonderful tour, led by docent Penny, on Saturday morning. This is an interesting place with some history about the Calusa Indians and their life in Florida, this area in particular. There were two videos that explained the...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Love it! The guides know what they are talking about in a very interesting way. Love seeing the pictures you feel like you are a part of history.

Thank Mary N
Dexter440, Public Relations Manager at Mound House, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Hi Mary, Glad to read that you had a great time! We would love to get some feedback from you on how we could get an excellent 5-star rating. Please feel free to e-mail us your feedback at moundhouse@fmbgov.com.

Reviewed April 22, 2018

Being FL natives we are pleased that this historical place has been preserved and not developed. This site was more interesting than we thought it would be. Many levels of history having happened on this site. Gift store has a lot of great books. Staff...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Found this attraction on TA while researching things to do.Other than that,we would never had known about it.Even the public transit bus driver didn’t know what we were talking about.Its a great history of early Indian settlers in south Florida area and why that mound...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

The mound house is not really a house. It’s a mound of shells and such in layers of hundreds of years. There used to be a native settlement followed by homestead and now a museum. There is free parking as well as a pier for...More

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Pat T
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
esteroislandhistoricsociety,org and moundhouse,org are two great starts to finding info.
Ina W
April 22, 2016|
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Response from Gayle C | Reviewed this property |
the Mound House is on Fort Meyers Beach at the end of Conneticut Street. Please look for the brown and white signs to guide you from Estero Blvd
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Correct and worth every bit.