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Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy seeing the winter residences of famous inventors Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. There are historical buildings, award-winning gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Lab and the...more
All reviews audio tour grounds are beautiful banyan trees american history these men his inventions own pace great history light bulbs lots of history step back in time self guided edison ford christmas lights winter home on display interesting place
I didn't know about the relationship between Edison and Ford before my visit so it was interesting to learn how they influenced each other. The homes are beautifully presented, in lovely grounds, and our guide was knowledgeable and thorough.
We went not knowing what to expect and were delighted with what we found. The stories of Edison's work her, his friendship with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone and Edison's inventions were very interesting. We started with a tour guide who took about a dozen...More
Normally people know Ford as a car and Edison as a bulb, but not so many people know that they are great inventors in so many fields!!! It's not just a worth place to visit. But this is MUST SEE in Fort Myers!
I am a fan of exactly this type of attraction - but this one underwhelmed (while a steep $30). I suspect the audio tour would have been better. My guide was new, eager but mechanical, and the whole tour was breezed through. You cannot inside...More
We went for an audio tour of the estates and really enjoyed it as we could go at our own pace. We wished we could spend more time but we were leaving that day so could only spend 2 1/2 hours. The houses are just...More
We have visited the Estates very long time ago, and I wanted my grandson to learn about Edison's history since he studies science at school. He found the museum and especially the hands on experiments for kids most interesting, he built various circuits and we...More
This is a must see if you are in the Fort Myers area. Unless you are a historian of Ford or Edison, you will surely be surprised at the many things inventions or improvements on other existing products that Mr. Edison was involved in and...More
I love history and Edison Fords estates has it. All though I’m locate I make sure I go at least once a year. Different tour guide different stories about Mr Edison. Really helped me out years ago when I found out Mr Edison took afternoon...More