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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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“love story” (23 reviews)
“small man” (26 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 28 April 2017

The Coral Castle is a must for anyone interested in anecdotal history, and particularly with an interest in Florida. The grounds are well kept, the guides are reasonably knowledgeable about the site and the man behind it. We enjoyed about 1.5 to 2 hours of...More

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We got tickets on groupon, so it helped ease the14 or so bucks per person, which otherwise might be a bit much for a one hour tour. So, with the money thing solved, what a really interesting site to visit! Get the older man as...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A mystery of a place, built in the 20th century by a single man, utilizing no modern machinery. Lots of lore and mysticism, prompted by lost love for a "sweet 16". The guides were knowledgeable and the destination, overall is worth visiting. Not something you...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Pretty expensive but close to worth it. It was fun and interesting. A little high priced but kind of entertaining. I understand they need the money but seems undervalued for the admission price

Thank phinchliffe
Reviewed 24 April 2017

When my husband was a teen he read about the Coral Castle Museum. Ever since then he has wanted to visit. Our trip included Coral Castle and it is very interesting, and worth the money. Keep watching for Groupon's, we got in 2 for 1...More

Thank celesteu2015
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Coral Castle itself is cool. The story is interesting. The guides and the ticket office are unprofessional to the point of ruining our time here. We bought our tickets while it was raining. We began our tour while it was raining. It began outside the...More

Thank maylondon5
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Heard about it decades ago and am Glad to have made the trip and see it up close! Plenty of information available from tour guides and bookstore. Very Hands On experience as well!

Thank Frank4travel
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Awsome place to visit. Get your tickets on Groupon(half the price 24 hours prior) or at the entrance. The builder has some supernatural powers and was able to lift 9 tons stones by himself.

Thank domitian s
Reviewed 20 April 2017

My husband had read about this place and was very intrigued. On the other hand I was clueless going in! It is absolutely incredible to think that a single man, a tiny one at that, was able to accomplish something like this castle. The story...More

Thank phl2azo
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Willie, our guide, was awesome. We chatted about theories of how Ed built the castle. He was very knowledgable and helped us find great Cuban food. Ask for Willie as your guide. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Kemptonp
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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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Master6
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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FloridaPixie03
19 January 2017|
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Response from Jane M | Reviewed this property |
I would plan on about two hours. There is a tour all the time so you just tag along and learn everything about Ed and his coral . We enjoyed it very much and you probably will too. Have fun and sit in the Mother in law chair.
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