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Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage

137 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34106
+1 239-261-8164
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Great visit!

Visited the Palm Cottage with my 88 year old mother who recently moved to Naples. Very informative... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
HankBroz
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Learned a lot about the history of SW Florida development

Always enjoy the history in traveling on business. great tour, Kathy was a treat Learned why the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cliff x
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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.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“walking tour” (12 reviews)
“early days” (8 reviews)
“early history” (4 reviews)
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137 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34106
Old Naples
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+1 239-261-8164
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited the Palm Cottage with my 88 year old mother who recently moved to Naples. Very informative about the history of the city and its colorful founders and pioneers. Our guide, Suze, was a gem, and accommodating regarding Mom's mobility issues. Second floor was a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always enjoy the history in traveling on business. great tour, Kathy was a treat Learned why the towns of Italian names, the Collier hisstory and of course the cottage itselfMore

Thank Cliff x
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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your support and 5 star review!!! We're thrilled you enjoyed your docent guided tour, and learned a lot of history! Thank you again for taking the time to leave your wonderful review and help us keep Naples history alive. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great knowledge of Olde Naples and the people who helped form it, lovely old paintings and photographs, well worth a visit.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your support, and star review!! We rely on people like you to help preserve Naples history :) We hope to see you again soon :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a terrific, small museum which should be seen by all who live in Naples or vacation in Naples. It is a wonderful slice of Old Naples as it was since 1895. A lot of the area has been torn down and rebuilt so...More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your support and taking the time to write your wonderful review!! We're so happy you enjoyed your docent guided tour at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage. Preservation is our motto!! We hope to see you again very soon!

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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Cissie gave a great tour and had a wealth of information regarding the history of Naples and the beautiful Palms Cottage. This is a great way to learn about the city while visiting.

Thank Stephen S
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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your support and 5 star review!! We'll be sure to let Cissie know how much you enjoyed her docent guided tour! We rely on reviews like yours to keep Naples History alive! We hope to see you again very soon :)

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum in a pretty cottage, near to Naples pier and Third Street ; cost $13. We were greeted warmly by one of the guides, who told us a little about the house.We took a self guided tour, guided ran hourly .each...More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thank you for your support and 5 star review! We're thrilled you enjoyed your docent guided tour so much! There is a lot of history in this little town :) We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Don't miss this gem right near the Pier in Naples. Following a great movie in a separate building, a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable docent provides a wonderful tour around this magical palm cottage which houses all of Naples history. We became members on the spot,...More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

WOW! Thank you for becoming a member! As a member, you have free admission to tours. We're looking forward to seeing you again very soon when the Christmas decorations are up! Thank you for your support and wonderful review!!

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Very interesting tour of the house given by a volunteer guide, who had real deep knowledge of how Naples was built and the personalities who built the town. Good value for money and a great cause.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and support!! We're so happy you enjoyed your docent guided tour, and gave us a fabulous review!! Thank you for spreading the word! We hope to see you again soon :)

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We had a wonderful, informative walking tour of Old Naples. Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun. The small museum inside is also fun for learning more about the eclectic history of this great town. Put this on your list when you're in the area...More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and support of the Historic District Walking Tour! 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!!

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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Lovely and well done tour and presentation on the history and development of Naples. 45 min tour, perfect.

Thank Kevin M
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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Thank you for your support and wonderful 5 star review!! We're thrilled you enjoyed your docent guided tour! Thank you for your review, you're helping to spread the word :) We hope to see you again soon :)

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Dolores W
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Napleshistoricalsoci | Property representative |
We have house tours available, as well as walking tours. The walking tours consist of an approximate one mile walk through Naples Historical District, and a docent guided house tour. The house tour consists of an... More
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nortonlisaa
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Napleshistoricalsoci | Property representative |
Our walking tour is one mile in length and lasts for 1.5 hours outside, then about 30 minutes in Historic Palm Cottage. While we stop along the way to make a point, there is not a resting area, nor is there access to... More
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February 8, 2016|
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