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Mound House

451 Connecticut St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
+1 239-765-0865
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Enjoyed our visit to this interesting historical site. Guide was knowledgeable but not pushy. An... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sharon S
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Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States
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Fascinating 2,000 year old of history of S W Florida.

The bay front Mound House museum offers a world-class cultural experience to people of all ages... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
41beachgirl
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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451 Connecticut St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to this interesting historical site. Guide was knowledgeable but not pushy. An hour well spent. Grounds are well kept with many labeled plants.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The bay front Mound House museum offers a world-class cultural experience to people of all ages. The Calusa underground exhibit and historic home provide a pleasant way to learn about those who inhabited this site, amid tranquil landscaped grounds to include an observation pier into...More

Thank 41beachgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Mound House to scout it out for when friends/family come down to visit. What a find! We were warmly greeted by Ceel, a docent and hands-on volunteer, who provided us with wonderful insights and behind the scenes information about...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Intelligently planned and beautifully maintained...one can learn about plants and trees of Florida, but also about the Calusa natives who built the mound. I highly recommend checking this heritage site out. The basement shows the different layers of the shell mound, with an integrated slide...More

Thank Laugh_Always
Dexter440, Public Relations Manager at Mound House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks so much for the great review!

Reviewed 3 July 2017

This place is amazing. It has a pier overlooking the inter coastal waterway. Great for fishing and using a kayaak. Amazing view.

Thank Donna19862016
Dexter440, Public Relations Manager at Mound House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

I agree - the kayaking is great out there!

Reviewed 5 June 2017

I am sure that most people who visit Florida do not know of the rich history that exists with the Calusa Indians. This site is an amazing example of the culture and history of the area. My boys 10 and 12 got a lot out...More

1  Thank maureenbates2016
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We just loved this little place! a great piece of local history. Guides/volunteers were very knowledgeable. Good signs, some short videos. takes an hour or so to do the whole thing. not a ton of walking.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Beautiful grounds with a rich and surprising history. It was so interesting learning about the house and the mound it sits on. This piece of history is very interesting and unique and not to mention it is situated on the back bay waters of Estero...More

1  Thank Courtney H
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Road in on our bikes to see what Mound House was all about. It's a 2.77 acre property with paths and walkway on water. Read about the plants and aquatic animals in the bay. Watch for the dolphins or other wildlife. Interesting place to visit....More

1  Thank Teri G
Dexter440, Public Relations Manager at Mound House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Hi Teri - Thanks for the great review! We take a lot of pride in the things we sell in our shop. You should definitely come check it out when we are next open. Starting in May, our hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday from...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Wonderful, incredibly knowledgeable staff and a great place to spend an hour or so in Ft Myers Beach. A bit expensive but felt it was worth the money for the education.

Thank Steve M
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Pat T
24 June 2016|
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
esteroislandhistoricsociety,org and moundhouse,org are two great starts to finding info.
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Ina W
23 April 2016|
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Response from Gayle C | Reviewed this property |
the Mound House is on Fort Meyers Beach at the end of Conneticut Street. Please look for the brown and white signs to guide you from Estero Blvd
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41grace
13 February 2016|
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Response from Okeyjimbo | Reviewed this property |
Correct and worth every bit.
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