Edison-Ford Winter Estates
The 20 acres large Edison & Ford Winter Estates Museum in Fort Myers includes nine historic buildings and gardens, including Edison Botanic Research Laboratory and the Edison Ford Museum. The well-preserved buildings include the Edison main house, the guest and caretaker and the Ford house. The historic gardens created in 1929 include the entire area, including the award winning Moonlight Garden. The Edison Ford Museum displays hundreds of his inventions, artifacts and special exhibits.
Guided and self-guided tours with tape recorders (in English, German, Spanish and French). It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes - guided tours are about a mile long and take up to 60 minutes. Guide dogs are the only pets allowed on the property. There is a limited number of wheelchairs available. Disabled access is available from the car park at the Edison Ford entrance. Bus & RV parking is also available. Picnic area with tables is conveniently located under shade trees. There is a Museum shop, a garden shop, and a Historic Cottage shop Edison Ford brochures are available at the ticket office for additional $ 3.00; English, German, French and Spanish site maps can be obtained.
Open Monday - Saturday 9 am to 5:30 pm, Sunday 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm
For admission prices please go to: http://www.edisonfordwinterestates.org/about/hours-tickets-directions/ or call 334-7419.