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Deering Estate

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Address: 16701 SW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33157-2500
Phone Number: +1 305-235-1668
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Deering Estate is a Miami-Dade County Park and a 444-acre natural and...

The Deering Estate is a Miami-Dade County Park and a 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am and 3:00 pm. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 pm (October - May). The Historic House Tours and Natural Areas Tour are included with Estate admission: $12 for adults & $7 for children (ages 4-14).

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This is the must beautiful place in South Florida. I do not know how to explain all the detais of this house in the Biscayne Bay. I went to a wedding in that place and tgis was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
EstherAleman
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Miami, Florida, United States
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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the must beautiful place in South Florida. I do not know how to explain all the detais of this house in the Biscayne Bay. I went to a wedding in that place and tgis was the mus incredible a beautiful wedding than you can imagine. You must go there and see with your own eyes.

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Thank EstherAleman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Estate is a historic landmark with buildings and landscape well maintained. Sitting under the Palm trees while enjoying snacks or succulent hot dog with the kids with the waterfront surrounded by gorgeous palm trees makes an enjoyable family affair.

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Georgetown, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting home & historic property. Kind of a must-see, but I wish there were guides. Tickets almost as expensive ($12pp) as Vizcaya, but we met no employees, really no one at all to tell us anything. Some of the bathrooms have been updated in a way that makes you think it might be going up for sale soon?!?

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

an old house to look around and beautiful gardens are offered here, all whilst looking at the bay, take a picnic

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have visited Vizcaya just a little bit north ?? Well, this one was the other Deering's brother winter house. The Deerings was the family behind Internationa Harvester (Now Case HI). The agricultural equipment giant. This one is more centered on nature than Vizcaya. But you will learn a lot about the history of this american familly and about theses... More 

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Miami, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You are able to explore the main house and the smaller building attached to it, and get a real feel of what it was like living in Florida at the turn of the century and the early 1900s. The lagoon area in the back, which has appeared in various tv shows including Miami Vice, is beautiful and gives some great... More 

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2 Thank Tony053
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We finally made it down to the Deering Estate and the first impression we had was there's nothing here. As we tried to put Mom who's unable to climb stairs in the elevator to see what's on the second level we had a problem with the elevator, it wouldn't open. Employee walked by offer their service and explain to us... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Very historic, its beautiful now a museum with tours. Its rented for events like weddings. Just a short walk to the water.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

went to my friends wedding there what a beautiful venue, Everything was perfect and serene it was a wonderful place to visit

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

I attended a fantastic evening wedding here and had an absolutely great time. Staff had everything well organized. We went seamlessly from the ceremony to outdoor socializing on the lawn. Then we transitioned into dinner and dancing. The building is wonderful as well as the outdoor setting. I would recommend it for any wedding.

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