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Museums

Here you will find some of our areas cultural venues.

 
 

Ford and Edison Winter Homes


The Edison & Ford Winter Estates are open daily, year round to accommodate thousands of guests each year (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day). The Estates offer extensive guided tours of the Edison & Ford homes, gardens, and laboratory. Group rates and special tours are available with advanced reservations.


Location: 2350 McGregor Blvd – Fort Myers, FL 33901


Phone: 239-334-7419



 
 

SW Florida Museum of History Fort Myers, FL


Learn SW Florida history & its early settlers with unique tours, displays, artifacts, and exhibits, including a 1929 Pullman rail car & a Cracker House.


Location: 2031 Jackson St, Fort Myers, FL 33901


Phone: (239) 321-7430



 
 

Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium


The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium is a private, not for profit, environmental education organization located in Fort Myers, Florida. Our 105 acre site has a museum, three nature trails, a Planetarium, butterfly and bird aviaries, a gift shop and meeting and picnic areas. Strolling through our Museum, visitors can learn about Southwest Florida’s natural history. Daily educational programs allow visitors an up close and personal view of some of our resident creatures, including a skunk, a raccoon, fox, Butterfly Aviary, and an Audubon Aviary which houses permanently injured birds of prey (hawks, vultures, bald eagles, owls and more!). Various reptiles, amphibians and arthropods are also waiting for you. The Museum’s interpretive displays address many issues affecting our area, from water resources to the plight of the endangered manatee. The stars are always out in our Planetarium, the only one south of Bradenton and west of the Miami! Check the Planetarium pages for astronomical happenings and other special events. Our Museum, Planetarium and large portions of our nature trails are accessible to people with disabilities.


Location: 3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33905


Phone: (239) 275-3435