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Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage

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Address: 137 12th Avenue South, Naples Historical Society, Naples, FL 34102
Phone Number: 12392618164
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Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage is Naples oldest house...

Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage is Naples oldest house (1895) and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Open for house tours and historic district walking tours.

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Oldest home in Naples. Not to be missed if you're in Naples.

Knowledgeable docents will fill you in on the history of the home as well as Naples. You'll learn about the many characters who took part in Naples founding and early growth. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Knowledgeable docents will fill you in on the history of the home as well as Naples. You'll learn about the many characters who took part in Naples founding and early growth. The home is in wonderful condition and is the home of the Naples Historical Society. The attached gardens are beautiful and educational.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Naplesbojangles, thank you SO much for your support and 5 star review!!! Our docents certainly are knowledgeable and love to share the history and founding of this beautiful city! Thank you for your visit, and we hope to see you back at Historic Palm Cottage very soon!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Palm cottage is a gem, not to be missed when you visit Naples. If you are going to be in the downtown area, carve out an extra hour in your day to see what it was like to live in Naples in the past. The tour guide was knowledgeable and help make our visit and delight.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you JacksonGe for your support and wonderful 5 star review!! We're thrilled you enjoyed your docent guided tour so much! Our docents are very knowledgeable and love to explain the early days of Naples and it's history. We hope to see you back at Historic Palm Cottage very soon!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great historical house, good testimony of the past. Too few houses built at the beginning of Naples have been preserved in old Naples.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your support and 5 star review, Celine!!! Our mission is to preserve Naples History and Heritage for the community and for future generations to enjoy. We're so happy to hear how much you enjoy Historic Palm Cottage! Hope to see you again very soon!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The site is a most see if you have any interest in history. The house is one of the oldest in Naples. A lot is learned on the tour about the early history of the area. The site also has a fantastic small garden to tour.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review and support mcf445!!! We're so happy you enjoy the Norris Gardens and Historic Palm Cottage! We hope you'll come back again very soon :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Palm Cottage is a rare find! Unfortunately there are very few buildings of historical significance such as this left in Naples. Located right in the heart of "Olde Naples", just a block from Naples Pier, a visit to Palm Cottage will help you learn about life in Naples for its early residents and visitors. Well versed docents are available to... More 

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your support and 5 star rating, Pamela!!! Our mission is to preserve Naples History and Heritage for the community and future generations to enjoy! We're so glad you're on board!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I moved to Naples a year ago and ride our bikes past this gem 5 days a week and it was an item on our scavenger hunt a few weeks ago. We finally decided to see what the Palm Cottage is all about and are we ever glad we did. First of all our docent, Jerry Ruane,... More 

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your support and 5 star review, Michele! We're thrilled you enjoyed your docent guided tour so much, and yes, we agree, Jerry Ruane is a delight!! Historic Palm Cottage is a bit more elegant inside than it appears to be on the outside. Please come back and visit soon, we're always in the process of keeping history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Palm House on our recent visit to Naples. We definitely recommend stopping by and doing the tour of both the house and gardens. Our guide was excellent and so informative. It was good to learn the history, not just of the house, but about Naples too.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your support and 5 star review, Janet! We're so glad you enjoyed your docent guided tour! Thank you for all of your support. We count on reviews like yours to keep our mission alive! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming down to Naples several years, now, to visit family and am sorry I didn't visit this Naples gem sooner. First, you'll be surprised that a home built in 1895 is 3500 square feet of basically what we call "open concept." I would move into a home with this floor plan in a minute (if I could remove... More 

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review Jeri! We count on reviews like yours to keep our mission alive. Your support is greatly appreciated, we are 100% funded by tours and donations. We hope to see you again soon!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is well worth a special trip if you are in Naples. Away from the strip malls and eyesores that dominate new FL, this home has been lovingly preserved in the heart of what's left of historic Naples. The tour takes you through the history of the house and by extension the history of the wealthy industrialists who carved... More 

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage. The Society is 100 % funded by tours and donations so we greatly appreciate your support in spreading the word! Thank you for your 5 star review!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building and tours were truly a look at old Naples' history. The tour guide was extremely pleasant. All rooms were open for viewing. If your love old architecture and history, this is a must for all. The gardens are lovely to stroll in.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this review

Louise B, thank you for your support and 5 star review!! We hope to see you again soon at Historic Palm Cottage. If you haven't done so already, please feel free to like us on Face Book to keep up with the latest news. More 

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