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Deering Estate

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Address: 16701 S.W. 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33157
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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Great wedding location

spent this past weekend at my daughter's best friend wedding at Deering Estate , best location for a miami wedding

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2016
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

spent this past weekend at my daughter's best friend wedding at Deering Estate , best location for a miami wedding

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Coconut Grove, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

An old house, historic in a beautiful location. Not sure it is worth the trip south unless you are a Deering fanatic.

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Peoria, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

We were expecting more than we got. First, our entrance was messed up. The have a sign saying ask about our discounts for seniors and military. Turns out that is only on Tuesdays. Next our credit card was refused and we found out later (after calling our card) that he put the zip code in wrong. Next, they do offer... More 

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deeringestate2016, Public Relations Manager at Deering Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit to Deering Estate. Visitors to the Deering Estate often find it surprising the differences between Charles’ environmentally conscious preserve and private homes to his younger half-brother James’ cosmopolitan villa at Vizcaya. We are working closely with Vizcaya to transfer a significant collection, original to the Deering Estate, back. With the addition... More 

North Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

The entry fee is $12. The two houses sit on a gorgeous parcel overlooking the ocean. I started with a tour of the nature trail area and learned about some of the plants and the natural history of the area by a very knowledgeable guide. The tour included a visit to a Tequesta burial mound. Later I took the tour... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Very beautiful and interesting location right on the bay. I reckomment the guided tour but it can still be seen without. Very lovely place.

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Thank Judy P
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We spend a family day there, great plan for spring an winter in Miami. We recommend Deering State if you want a peaceful day and like to picnic.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Pluses It is a very beautiful and serene setting right on the ocean front. The two houses were rather interesting, if you really like history, and we saw three manatees directly in front of the estate. Minuses We pulled in the parking lot and immediately headed for the signed "Visitor Center," only to be told by an employee that this... More 

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Hialeah, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is a nice place to go and spend half a day while walking the grounds, picnicking or taking the house tour. Also available kayak tours, nature tours. Concerts and other performances are held at the facility throughout the year. If you're going to walk, don't forget comfy shoes and bug repellent. Check the weather before going and don't risk... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Mr. Deering was an avid art collector, even though very few art displays are available the way he had the house made is an at testament to his love for art. If you can do a photography package to take shots of the sunrise I'd highly recommend you to do so. Once you pay for the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Deering Estate is part of the Blue Star program which offers discounted or free entrance to military veterans. We live nearby and love to go for family walks around the grounds and in the homes. The staff is always friendly and welcoming.

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