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)

Available in English, German, French, and Spanish. Visitors will enjoy a self-guided tour of the Edison and Ford families' historic homes and gardens at their own pace, as well as admission into the Museum, Edison Botanic Research Laboratory, and Gardens.

Audio Tour time: Approximately 60 minutes (allow additional time to see Museum, Laboratory, and Gardens). The last audio player is handed out at 4:30pm daily.

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

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

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

Audio Tour - Child (under 5)
Price: $0.00
 
Holiday Nights
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Southwest Florida's Holiday Tradition - the 44th annual Holiday Nights

The winter homes, gardens and historic buildings of Edison and Ford families are decorated with thousands of lights and traditional holiday decorations.

Open November 29, 2019 - December 30, 2019 from 5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Fabulous Fig - The historic Mysore Fig tree on the Ford lawn will be covered in thousands of animated lights, set to traditional holiday music
  • Fountain Tree - One of last year's most popular decorations
  • River Walk - For the first time, lights will run the length of the riverfront
  • Orchid Lane - This iconic pathway will be lit with shimmering fairy lights as bold, colorful lights illuminate the towering trees
  • Santa's Workshop - Every Sunday, Santa Claus will pay a visit to the Edison Caretaker's House with kid-friendly craft activities from 6-8 p.m.
  • Holiday Tea with Mina Edison & Clara Ford at 6:00 pm Dec. 19 (separate ticket required)
  • Selfie Spots - This year, even more places to get that perfect shot have been added
  • Children's Holiday Tree Trail with handmade ornaments created by students from Lee County schools
  • Nightly Guided Holiday Tradition Tours at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. (additional cost)
  • Inside the Homes Holiday Tour every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. (additional cost, call 239-334-7419 to reserve)
  • Edison Ford Museum and Laboratory open nightly
  • Ford Cottage Shoppe, Museum Store and Garden Shoppe open nightly

*Holiday Nights closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Dec 24 & 25)

Holiday Nights admission - Adult
Price: $20.00
(ages 20 and over)

Holiday Nights admission - Teen
Price: $10.00
(ages 13 - 19)

Holiday Nights admission - Child
Price: $2.00
(ages 6 - 12)
 
*Member's Guest Tickets*
Members may purchase discounted tickets for their guests at the membership desk upon arrival.
 
Car Exhibit Registration

Edison Ford Annual Antique Exhibitor
Regular Price: $20.00
Additional: $10.00
 Show your antique car(s) at the most beautiful location in Lee County, riverside on the Henry Ford Winter Estate lawn. Edison Ford, is excited to invite you to be a part of the Edison Ford Annual Antique Car Exhibition. Sponsorship packets and one boxed lunch are provided for each vehicle owner. Dash plaques will be given to each participant. There will be overall "Best in Show" trophies, door prizes and live music. Saturday, February 1, 2020

Specifications for entry:
  • The car(s) must not be any newer than 1980
  • Must be a Ford product
  • This is an exhibition only
Registration:
  • Deadline for pre-registration is January 24, 2020 - 5 p.m.
  • Space is limited to the first 125 cars registered.  Must be pre registered to participate, no drive ins the day of the show.
  • Pre-registration is $20 for one car and $10 for each additional car. This includes admission into Edison Ford for the registered participant and one passenger.
  • Parking begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends promptly at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, February 1, 2020.
  • One boxed lunch will be provided per registration. A food vendor will be onsite for additional food options not included in registration.
  • Door prizes will be given
  • You must stay inside the gates and parked until the end of the exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
  • For more information contact Leeanne Criswell at lcriswell@edisonfordwinterestates.org or call 239-334-7419
Session Exhibitor Registration: Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:30AM - 2:00PM OPEN

Ford Mustang Exhibition Exhibitor
Regular Price: $15.00
Additional: $5.00
Show your Mustang at the most beautiful location in Lee County, riverside on the Henry Ford Winter Estate lawn. Edison Ford, is excited to invite you to be a part of the Edison Ford Annual Ford Mustang Exhibiition. Registration packets and one boxed lunch are provided for each vehicle owner. Dash plaques will be given to each participant. Saturday, March 7, 2020

Specifications for entry:

Must be a Ford Mustang, any year
This is an exhibition only

Registration:
  • Pre-register by February 29 ,2020-5:00 p.m.
  • Must pre-register before the show, no drive ins the day of show.
  • Pre-registration is $15 for one car and $5 for each additional car. This includes admission into Edison Ford for the registered participant and one passenger.
  • Parking begins at 7:30a.m. and ends promptly at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. March 7, 2020.
  • One boxed lunch will be provided per registration. A food vendor will be onsite for additional food options not included in registration.
  • Door prizes will be given, and music will be provided.
  • You must stay inside the gates and parked until the end of the exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
  • For more information contact Leeanne Criswekk at lcriswell@edisonfordwinterestates.org or call 239-334-7419.
Session Exhibitor Registration: Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:30AM - 2:00PM OPEN