Welcome
Welcome
Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanical Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum. The newly restored buildings include the Edison Main House, Guest House, Caretaker's House and the Ford House.
Audio Tour - Daily
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Daily (9:00 am - 5:30 pm)

Includes orientation, and a self-guided audio tour of the historic homes, gardens and laboratory of the Edison and Ford families as well as the Museum. Approximate time 2.5 hours.

Audio Tour - Adult
Price: $25.00
(ages 20 and over)

Audio Tour - Teen
Price: $20.00
(ages 13 - 19)

Audio Tour - Child
Price: $15.00
(ages 6 - 12)

Audio Tour - Child (under 5)
Price: $0.00
(ages 5 and under)

FREE
 
 
 
Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the River
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $30.00
Due to the rain today, we have moved Rhythm on the River inside the wheelroom at Marina at Edison Ford.

Please park in Pinchers parking lot, and check in at the Front Desk at the Marina.


The June Rhythm on the River will be a special event for father's!

Join us for a Father's Day celebration with craft beer and bratwurst from Pinchers, live music with Steve Farst and, of course, the spectacular sunset and river view!

We are teaming up with Pinchers to introduce their new craft beer, South of South, a refreshing Belgian-style beer that's similar to Blue Moon.

Each guest will receive two craft beer tickets, bratwurst and Bavarian pretzel sticks with beer cheese. Additional craft beer tickets will be available for purchase. Must be 21 years of age.

Guests will have a selection of 10 craft beers to choose from. The cash bar will have beer, wine, soda and water in addition to the craft beer.

Bring your dad to Edison Ford to celebrate Father's Day and quench your thirst, savor some bratwurst and listen to live music in the river pavilion- all while enjoying the river breeze along the Caloosahatchee!

Parking is available at the Marina at Edison Ford.
Session Father's Day: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 5:30PM - 8:30PM   CLOSED

 
Etiquette at the Edison Ford
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Historical records in the Edison archives show Mina Edison, wife of legendary inventor Thomas Edison, as a gracious hostess and interested in the well-being of children and the community. Following in this tradition, Etiquette at the Edison Ford, includes a one day (two hour) lesson in timeless etiquette and social skills.

Etiquette at Edison Ford
Regular Price: $75.00
Member Price: $65.00
Lessons in Manners for the Generations.

Etiquette at Edison Ford

Saturday, October 14, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

COST
Edison Ford Members
$65 Non-Members $75
Children ages 6-12 will gather at the Edison Caretaker's House for a two hour lesson in good manners. This class teaches children proper introduction, handshakes, and dining etiquette during a three course meal. Each student will receive a workbook and certificate of completion.

The classes will be taught by Suzanne Willis who has been teaching similar classes at Ritz-Carlton hotels throughout the nation. Willis is a graduate of the Protocol School of Palm Beach and is a Fort Myers native. Willis created her etiquette classes in honor of her grandmother, Florence "Mimi" Black.
Age Group
Session Etiquette: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 11:00AM - 1:00PM   (9 AVAIL)

 
Moonlight Garden Talk and Tea

Moonlight Garden Talk and Tea
Regular Price: $20.00
Member Price: $10.00

RHS Flower Show and How on Earth did tea make it this far?

September 14, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join tea expert Laurie Neinhaus who will present a humorous history of tea through the ages. She will be joined by Edison Ford staff, Lisa Sbuttoni and Debbie Hughes who will give a short presentation of their trip to the Royal Horticultural Society, Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in London. Hot tea, scones and English shortbread will be served. After the program, participants will enjoy a stroll in the Moonlight Garden and view the Moonlight Garden Exhibit in the Edison Caretaker's House.

For more information call 239-334-7419.

Session Season 2017: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 11:00AM - 12:30PM   OPEN

 
 
 
Museum & Laboratory Visit - Daily
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Daily (9:00 am - 5:30 pm)

Includes admission to the Museum and Laboratory ONLY. (Museum and lab admission is included in the Complete Estates Tour and the Historian Tour.) This admission offers visitors a great opportunity to see and learn the vastness of Thomas Edison's and Henry Ford's genius.

Museum & Laboratory Visit - Adult
Price: $15.00
(ages 20 and over)

Museum & Laboratory Visit - Teen
Price: $12.00
(ages 13 - 19)

Museum & Laboratory Visit - Child
Price: $8.00
(ages 6 - 12)

Museum & Laboratory Visit - Child (under 5)
Price: $0.00

(ages 5 and under)

FREE
 
 
 
 
*Member's Guest Tickets*
Member must accompany guest and present member card at check-in.

Audio Tour - Adult (Member Guest)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
(ages 20 and over)
Valid:   OPEN

Museum & Laboratory Visit - Adult (Member Guest)
Regular Price: $15.00
Member Price: $12.00
(ages 20 and over)
Valid:   OPEN

Audio Tour - Teen (Member Guest)
Regular Price: $20.00
Member Price: $16.00
(ages 13 - 19)
Valid:   OPEN

Museum & Laboratory Visit - Teen (Member Guest)
Regular Price: $12.00
Member Price: $9.60
(ages 13 - 19)
Valid:   OPEN

Museum & Laboratory Visit - Child (Member Guest)
Regular Price: $8.00
Member Price: $6.40
(ages 6 - 12)
Valid:   OPEN

Audio Tour - Child (Member Guest)
Regular Price: $15.00
Member Price: $12.00
(ages 6 - 12)
Valid:   OPEN