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.
Self Guided Tour - Daily

Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Edison and Ford families' historic homes and gardens at your own pace. The last ticket is sold at 4:30 p.m daily, and the site closes at 5:30. Reservations are not required. Available in English, German, French, and Spanish via the free Edison Ford app.

If you would like to listen to audio content during this tour,please download the free Edison Ford app. Visitors may also access audio content by dialing a phone number while on site. Audio content covers the homes and gardens, and takes approximately 60 minutes. Allow additional time to view the Museum and Laboratory, which are also included, but do not feature audio content.

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

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

Self Guided Tour - Child (ages 6 - 12)
Price: $15.00
Rhythm on the River

Appalachian Road Show
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $30.00
Rhythm on the River Concert Series – Appalachian Road Show
March 31, 2023
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Spend the evening along the river with us for the return performance of the Appalachian Road Show! Enjoy great music, a fantastic view, and refreshing beverages! Bring your favorite lawn chair and a sweater if the weather is chilly. The acoustic ensemble performs bluegrass and folk music, as well as original songs. The event will take place on the Ford lawn, along the Caloosahatchee River. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 6:30 p.m. 
Food and beverage vendors will have refreshments available for purchase. No coolers or picnic baskets will be permitted. Free parking is available in the main Edison Ford parking lot at 2350 McGregor Boulevard. 
Tickets: $30 for Edison Ford members or $35 for non-members


Session March 31, 2023: Friday, March 31, 2023 6:30PM - 8:30PM OPEN

Garden Workshop Talks

Grow Fort Myers Workshops
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00

Grow Fort Myers Plant Workshops
April 8
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday (9 a.m.–4 p.m.): Workshops & Plant Sale (ticket Required for workshops) Attend all workshops with 1 ticket. $25 for non-members; $20 for Edison Ford members. Plus, there will be a rare orchid raffle. (Ticket does not include admission to the museum, lab or riverside of the property).
10-10:45 a.m. · Growing Orchids as Houseplants
11-11:45 a.m. · Potting Orchids
12-1 p.m.     · Wildflower Talk & Stroll
1-1:45 p.m. · Introduction to Orchids 
2-2:45 p.m. · Growing Orchids from Seedlings 
3-3:45 p.m. · Benign Neglect of Orchids

Session Saturday, April 8, 2023: Saturday, April 8, 2023 9:00AM - 4:00PM OPEN