Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Type: Historic Sites, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates are some of Fort Myers' most popular attractions. Covering more than 20 acres, this historic complex on the Caloosahatchee River offers an intriguing glimpse into...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-5:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $20; Child (6-12) $11; Child (5 and under) Free

  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The lush estates house the actual lab of America's greatest inventor, Thomas Edison as well as original Model T's from his friend Henry Ford.
  • Best for Holiday Attractions, Things to Do in December Because: The grounds come alive at night with thousands of lights and unique decorations in the buildings and gardens of the landmark estates.
  • Best for Museums Because: A fascinating look at the life of and the most important inventions of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Step back in time at the sprawling winter homes and gardens of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, situated on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River.
  • Best for Tours and Excursions Because: The winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are among the most famous attractions in the area. The guided tours offer fascinating information.

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