Edison experiments want far beyond light bulb and Phonograph as shown in these estates, and that's the only appealing reason to visit this otherwise overpriced tourist attraction.
About Edison & Ford Winter Estates
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This is a remarkably nice place to visit. Lots of interesting historically significant items creatively arranged in several buildings. Visitors learn about Edison and Ford contributions to industry and the world in general.
This very expensive venue was a great disappointment. There are three houses built in early 1900's which are viewed only through windows and are not impressive at all. The grounds are not particularly beautiful and not fair to call them a garden. The advertised largest...More
Had a reservation for the evening house tour. Would strongly recommend the formal house tour as without it no access to interior of homes, no tour guide imparting historical info. Tour group quite manageable at approx 15 individuals. Plenty of parking directly across from venue....More
Alligators were sunning on hillside along path. Weenjoythewalk and always see something different. Free fun.
We drove by the Edison & Ford Winter Estates on our way to Fort Myers Beach for a week and decided to stop on the way back to Clearwater, FL. We took the guided tour which costs $30.00 apiece and well worth it.(They have a...More
Visiting the Edison Ford Winter Estates is a fascinating adventure back into America's past. The tour is self paced that we took and well worth the money. the Estate is well preserved and contains many, many rich exhibits of a lavish life style. The tour...More
This is a fabulous place to visit if you like history. We recommend the guided tour with the historian to start and then go back for a closer look. The exhibits are well done and clearly labelled although sometimes a more detailed write up would...More