Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum. The newly restored buildings include the Edison Main House, Guest House, and Caretaker’s House and the Ford House. The 1929 historic landscape is throughout the property including the award winning Moonlight Garden. The Edison Ford Museum has hundreds of inventions, artifacts and special exhibits.



Educational Sessions Available, Educational Sessions Available, Natural Wildlife Viewing, Natural Wildlife Viewing


Baby-changing station, Baby-changing station, Bus Parking, Bus Parking, Covered Pavilion, Covered Pavilion, Food/Beverage Service, Food/Beverage Service, Gift Shop, Gift Shop, Multilingual Services Available, Multilingual Services Available, Multilingual Staff, Multilingual Staff, Parking, Parking, Restrooms, Restrooms, Security, Security, Water Access, Water Access

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours, 2 - 3 hours

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, ADA Compliant, Disability Accessible, Disability Accessible, Handicapped Parking, Handicapped Parking, Ramps, Ramps, Wheelchair-friendly, Wheelchair-friendly


AAA Discount, AAA Discount, Group Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount, Military Discount

Guest Information

Children Allowed, Children Allowed, Family Friendly, Family Friendly, LGBT Friendly, LGBT Friendly

Hours of Operation

Dates closed: Thanksgiving & Christams, Dates closed: Thanksgiving & Christams, Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm, Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm, Open Year-Round, Open Year-Round


Downtown, Downtown, Historic District, Historic District, Mainland, Mainland, Restaurant Nearby, Restaurant Nearby, Riverfront, Riverfront, Shopping Nearby, Shopping Nearby, Waterfront, Waterfront