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Inside the Lab - Tuesdays 10:30am
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Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., the Edison Botanic Research Lab will be open for a behind the scenes program. This is a great program for 'inquiring minds' of all ages.

This tour is an exciting, in-depth program inside Edison's Botanical Research Laboratory, a National Historic Chemical Landmark.

Learn about the operation of the historic Edison Botanical Research Laboratory first-hand from the curators who worked on the project. Visitors will be given the extraordinary opportunity to go inside Edison's Laboratory, not offered on any other Estates tour. Reservations are not required for individuals.

*For member tickets for this tour, please call reservations at ​239-334-7419.

Inside the Lab - Adult (Tuesdays 10:30 am)
Price: $40.00
(ages 13 and over)

Inside the Lab - Child (Tuesdays 10:30am)
Price: $16.00
(ages 6 - 12)
 
Holiday Nights
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Southwest Florida's Holiday Tradition

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

Open November 23, 2018- December 30, 2018 from 5:30-9:00pm
  • Children's Holiday Tree Trail with handmade ornaments created by students from Lee County Schools
  • Nightly Guided Holiday Tradition Tour at 6:00 and 7:00 pm (additional cost)
  • Inside the Homes Holiday Tour every Wednesday at 6:30 pm (additional cost, call 239-334-7419 to reserve)
  • Santa Visits (check website for dates and times)
  • Artist Doug MacGregor, cartooning with kids of all ages 6-8 pm on Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13 and Dec. 20
  • Edison Ford Museum and Laboratory open nightly
  • Visit Spark!Lab our newest Smithsonian hands-on exhibit
  • Ford Holiday Cottage Shoppe, Museum Store and Garden Shoppe open nightly
  • Nightly Liquid Fireworks by Waltzing Waters holiday display
  • Holiday Tea with Mina Edison & Clara Ford at 6:00 pm Dec. 12 (separate ticket required)
*Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Dec 24th & 25th)

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)
 
Garden Tour - Wednesdays 10:30am
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Wednesdays 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Horticulturalists lead behind-the-scenes garden tours which include 20 acres of historic gardens, crop gardens, propagating nursery, and Garden Shoppe full of exotic, heritage and edible plants for gardens and containers. Ticket includes free time to tour Edison Ford and participants receive a 20% discount in the Garden Shoppe. Approximately 90 minutes.

*For member tickets for this tour, please call reservations at ​239-334-7419.

Garden Tour - Adult
Price: $30.00
Wednesdays 10:30am
(ages 13 and over)

Garden Tour - Child
Price: $16.00
Wednesdays 10:30am
(ages 6 - 12)

Garden Tour - Child (under 5)
Price: $0.00
Wednesdays 10:30am
(ages 5 and under)

FREE
 
Inside the Homes Tour - Thursdays 11:00 am
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Thursdays (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Visitors experience a sneak peak inside normally-closed areas of Thomas Edison's Seminole Lodge and Henry Ford's The Mangoes. Tours are led by Edison Ford curatorial staff, including the curator, registrar, and archivist. Visitors will enjoy rooms not seen on our other tours. It is offered in a small group format to allow for questions and discussion. Limited reservations available. For persons with limited mobility please call (239)-334-7419 to speak with a staff member when making a reservation for special accomodations. Approximate time is 2 hours.

*For member tickets for this tour, please call reservations at ​239-334-7419.

Inside the Homes Tour - Adult
Price: $20.00
Thursdays 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
(ages 13 and over)

Inside the Home Tours - Child
Price: $50.00
Thursdays 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
(ages 6 - 12)
 
German Language Tour - Weds 10:30am & Fri 12:30 pm
Wednesdays 10:30am & Fridays 12:30pm

For German speaking visitors, the Edison Ford offers a German language tour led by an Edison Ford Site Historian. The tour includes the historic homes, gardens, and Edison Botanic Research Laboratory all presented in German.

*For member tickets for this tour, please call reservations at ​239-334-7419.

German Language Tour - Adult
Price: $25.00
Wednesdays 10:30 am & Fridays 12:30 pm

(ages 13 and over)

German Language Tour - Child
Price: $15.00
Wednesdays 10:30 am & Fridays 12:30 pm

(ages 6 -12)

German Language Tour - Child (under 5)
Price: $0.00

Wednesdays 10:30 am & Fridays 12:30 pm

(ages 5 and under)

FREE
 
Hidden Member Tickets

Edison & Ford Young Inventors Tour - Member
Price: $0.00
Saturdays 11:00 am
(ages 5 and over)

Garden Tour - Member
Price: $10.00
Wednesdays 10:30 am
(ages 5 and over)

German Language Tour - Member
Price: $5.00
Wednesdays 10:30 am & Fridays 12:30 pm
(ages 5 and over)

Inside the Lab - Member (Tuesdays 10:30 am)
Price: $10.00
(ages 5 and over)

Historian Tour - Member
Price: $5.00
(ages 5 and over)

Inside the Homes Tour - Member
Price: $50.00
Thursdays 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
(ages 13 and over)