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Coral Castle

28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1214
+1 305-248-6345
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Chosen TOP 35 out of more than 35,000 Museums in the United States "...guaranteed to be the highlight of your trip." Holiday Lettings from TripAdvisor!! TripAdvisor rates Coral Castle “Top 35 out of 35,000 museums across the U.S.” Top ratings from Yelp, New Times Magazine: “Reader Choice Awards: “Best of Miami” Ed Leedskalnin secretly built Coral Castle at night; excavating, carving, and moving 1,100 tons of coral rock. Experience Coral Castle’s “Love Story”, the History, the Science, and how Ed’s items work even after 93 years! Referred to as a Modern Megalith, Coral Castle is compared to the Ancient Megalith’s of the Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge, and is considered by many, to be “one of the Wonder’s of the World”. Since 1923 Scientists, Engineers, Scholars continue to be amazed! See a hand-carved 9-ton gate, a Polaris telescope, the world’s only Sundial with seasons. Enjoy a movie short about the mysteries of Coral Castle, its creator; Edward Leedskalnin. Relax at the Coral Castle Cafe and enjoy our delicious gourmet menu. Visit our unique gift shop with Coral Castle collectables, science, natural stones, jewelry and much more! Seen on the History Channel, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Ancient Aliens, Univision, Telemundo, Sabado Gigante's Don Francisco, BBC! Even Billy Idol wrote his famous song; “Sweet Sixteen” in 1987 about Ed and his Coral Castle, Billy continues to talk about Ed all over the world and sing "Sweet Sixteen" in concerts today. Continuous live tours! Free parking.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“small man” (26 reviews)
“gift shop” (66 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1214
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We drove down from central Miami to see this attraction. It is easy to find (with a Sat Nav) and took maybe 35 to 40 minutes to drive. Entrance is about $18 each adult which includes a guided tour. It was obvious the guides say...More

Thank Brightone2
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very unique attraction where lot of things are carved out of corals. Its amazing to see that all the furniture we may use in house are literally designed by coral stones, with lot of precision. Its a small place and apparently if...More

Thank Paggy339
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am a history buff and knew a lot about the place before I came. It was so cool and beautiful to see in person! So glad I checked it out on my way to key west! No need to plan a full day, but...More

1  Thank Jason S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The story alone is amazing, but to see it in person is a tribute to a truly unbelievable feat made by just one man.

Thank Santaone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A magical castle with poignancy. A castle made from coral by a single man in the 1920’s. A continuous tour around the castle runs through the day which you can join at any point. Worth a visit! You probably need about an hour to an...More

2  Thank Sonki_1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is absolutely unreal! We had Jerry as our guide and he was fantastic! He knows his stuff about the place. It makes you wonder about this little guy who built this place, he definitely had a sixth sense. Interesting place.

Thank marykatherine2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other reviewers have delineated the weird story of Edward Leedskalnin and this incredible construction of coral blocks. (Back in the day, it would be called a "roadside attraction," akin to reptile farms and parrot jungles.) It's truly an amazing structure but hardly worth the steep...More

2  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Fun stop on way to the keys, the castle wasn't hurt from Irma but there gift shop & restaurant are being rebuilt. Good tour very informative. I would recommend to stop and see it

Thank vladsuperman2
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We found this attraction very interesting. Would not suggest doing it without the guided tour first. The history was very interesting and the symbology . Appears to have a lot of masonic symbols and references Intriguing in design and how it was accomplished makes it...More

Thank GaryTracySr
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I've been living in miami for so long and I came across coral castle through a groupon offer. I gave it a try and was amazed of the story and the ambience of the place. It is small but there is much to learn and...More

Thank Naylise S
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Zeke P
7 November 2017|
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Response from LauraMaye1 | Property representative |
A typical drive from the airport is approximately 45 minutes. With ongoing construction you might need to add some time.
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Larry Jaason A
4 August 2017|
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I am so sorry I didn't see this until today, I am local to Miami and to be honest I don't know, there is a good tour of Miami call the big bus or the big red bus or something like that, that come out of Miami Beach and from... More
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28 February 2017|
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Response from JamieJW | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed on a leash. Enjoy! It's awesome.
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