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Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage

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Address: 137 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34106
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+1 239-261-8164
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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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What a good place to bring out of town guests to learn the history of Naples.

Palm Cottage is ALWAYS the place to visit when new company comes into town. We were very impressed how the docent Julianna went out of her way to make the tour of Palm Cottage... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2017
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed January 28, 2017

Palm Cottage is ALWAYS the place to visit when new company comes into town. We were very impressed how the docent Julianna went out of her way to make the tour of Palm Cottage a memorable one. I have toured the cottage many times but Julianna addressed history that I had not heard in the past. In the gardens we... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

What a great house with lots of history. I've lived in this area for over 20 years and I'm sure that I've heard it before but it came to life in that house and through the words of our wonderful docent, sorry, I can't remember her name!! Thanks, We had a great time and I recommend it highly.

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Thank moodiefoodie2014
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Reviewed January 22, 2017

Our visit to the Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage in Naples was very informative and interesting. Docent Julianna was enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable about the beautiful cottage, past occupants and old Naples. The tour took about an hour, after which we explored the gardens and then walked the short distance to the Naples pier and beach. This visit appeals... More 

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Malta, Illinois
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Reviewed January 5, 2017

Our tour guide was excellent and very well spoken. We thoroughly enjoyed walking around the historic district and learning about Old Naples. Going through Palm Cottage was a perfect ending to our tour.

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Leesburg, Indiana
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Reviewed December 28, 2016

This is my second trip to Palm Cottage. What a wonderful piece of Naples history. Our docent was so knowledgeable about the house and Naples history. The home was preserved perfectly. It was very interesting to hear all of the History and the former residents of the home and how it fit into Naples history. A must see.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed December 25, 2016

I've been visiting family in Naples, Florida for years but never went to Palm Cottage until recently. What a find! It's a charming step back in time, similar to the Edison-Ford homes in Ft. Meyer. I enjoy history and found the tour to be fun and informative. Highly recommend to other history fans.

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Loveland, Ohio
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

Palm Cottage is a beautiful representation of Naples' history. The home has been well preserved and although the furniture is not original, they have done a nice job of finding pieces that would've been in the home. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and I will take other visitors back!

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Reviewed December 17, 2016

I had hired a guide and a sea kayak to spend a day kayaking in the Ten Thousand Islands. My guide suggested I stay in Naples (we took off from the Goodland Boat Launch on Marco Island). I had read great reviews of the Naples Pier on TripAdvisor and decided to check it out. I only caught sight of the... More 

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

Thank you for your 5-star rating! We’re certain you’ll be vindicated once you return for a full tour. Naples Historical Society’s Historic Palm Cottage is a 3,500 square foot house-turned museum that is 100% privately funded and maintained. That means we do not receive a dime from any government in any way: local, state, or federal. House tour admission is... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed December 17, 2016

We took the tour of Palm Cottage with Jerry, who's knowledge and winning way of presenting it made the hour fly by.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Great historical information of Naples! Jerry is super guide. We came during December when the house is decorated for Christmas--nice little touches. Be sure to ask about the Prohibition table!

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