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.
Self Guided Tour - Daily
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.

Tour time: Approximately 60 minutes (allow additional time to see Museum, Laboratory, and Gardens). .

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
 
Edison Ford Insiders Tour 3/23/2020, 9am to 2pm

Edison Ford Insiders Tour 3/23/2020, 9am to 2pm
Price: $95.00

Edison Ford Insider's Tour - 3/23/2020, 9am to 2pm

Enjoy the best Edison Ford has to offer in a small group setting, including visiting areas typically closed to the public! Subject area experts illuminate the site like never before: includes an Inside the Homes tour, Inside the Lab tour, special automotive presentation including starting an antique Ford vehicle, and a catered lunch. Limited to 15 participants.

Cost: Members $80, non-members $95 (includes lunch)

Session Edison Ford Insider’s Tour: Monday, March 23, 2020 9:00AM - 2:00PM (5 AVAIL)

 
Leap Day Garden Party and Cocktail Chemistry Class
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Leap Day Garden Party
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $30.00
On February 29, from 6-9 p.m., Edison and Ford Winter Estates will kick off its first Garden Party and Cocktail Chemistry Class. The event takes place on Leap Day, making the celebration extra unique. 

The organization is partnering with Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery and Elite Bartending School to offer visitors and members a new experience. Attendees will receive a complimentary welcome cocktail, light hors d'oeuvres, a Moonlight Garden tour, and entry to the new "Ford's Factory" art exhibit. Live music will be performed by David Rojas, and visitors might see a beautiful sunset over the Caloosahatchee. 

"This new event gives visitors a chance to see the Moonlight Garden in the evening," said Debbie Hughes, Horticulture Director. "The garden is a historic treasure and was created for Mina and Thomas Edison to enjoy under the moonlight. It's full of sweetly-scented white flowers like Gardenias that bring back childhood memories."

MUST BE 21 OR OVER.
Session Leap Garden Party: Saturday, February 29, 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM OPEN

Cocktail Chemistry Class
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
In the optional Cocktail Chemistry Class, attendees will learn the craft of creating delicious drinks. Cocktails will be made using Wicked Dolphin rum and botanicals sourced from the Edison Ford gardens. Class sizes are limited; each participant will make two cocktails. 

MUST BE 21 OR OVER.

 
*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
Rain date

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, March 21, 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 March 16, 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, March 21, 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 Rain Date Exhibitor Registration: Saturday, March 21, 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