Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Type: Historic Sites, Tours and Excursions



Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates cover more than 20 acres along the Caloosahatchee River, offering a glimpse into the lives of two of America's greatest inventors, Thomas A. Edison and Henry Ford....  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-5:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

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

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  • Best for Things to Do in Fall Because: The waterfront estates of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford seem a little more breezy this time of year; the history is always fascinating.
  • 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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