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
Holiday Nights
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Southwest Florida's Holiday Tradition - the 47th annual Holiday Nights
Open November 25, 2022 - January 1, 2023 from 5:30-9:00 p.m. We will be closed on December 24th and December 25th, 2022

The event is sponsored by Florida Power and Light, Bob Dean Supply, Sunbelt Rentals, and TriCircle Pavers.

The Museum Store and Garden Shoppe will be open until 9 p.m. every night and will be stocked with unique gift items for that hard-to-buy-for loved one.

Holiday Nights self-guided tickets for adults are $20, teens (13-19) $10, children (6-12) are $2.


Visitors purchasing self-guided or guided tours for the daytime are eligible for a $10 discount on Holiday Nights admission when used the same day. Purchase the upgrade in the ticket office when you buy your daytime tickets, or show your receipt for your daytime admission at the ticket counter when you decide to upgrade. Upgrade option is only available for the same day as your daytime admission.

Lee County resident nights will be on Sunday nights. Resident discount admission must be purchased in person to show proof of residency and is only good for Sunday night visits. Children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge nightly.


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)

Decorate Christmas Cookies
Regular Price: $31.25
Member Price: $28.75

Decorate cookies, drink cocoa and see the Holiday Nights lights! This new event provides families with a night out to see the lights and still get the cookies made!

Cost: Edison Ford members: $115; nonmembers: $125 (for one class and Holiday Nights admission for a family of 4).