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Edison Park

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Great day trip if in Sanibel/Captiva area!

Guided or Audio tours seem best as you will discover much more about the history here. Neat little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wildryd
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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Historical walk through time

My husband and I visited the Edison Ford Estates in September 2017 when we did a guided tour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 27 January 2002

I live in, arguably, the loveliest residential neighborhood in the city of Fort Myers, Florida. Unlike modern-day subdivisions that seem to spring up overnight, Edison Park took 50 years to develop, through Boom Time to Bust, from War Time to Present Day. Its 157 single...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2008

This is an historic must see that unfortunately is priced at $20. Luckily, they have reciprocal membership prvileges with many museums/garden clubs that will accord u free entry. Inquire. Also, best to eat outside. There is just an outdoor food kiosk that doesn't have capability...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Guided or Audio tours seem best as you will discover much more about the history here. Neat little museum, kid friendly with projects to build, etc. Nice nursery on site if you live in a warmer climate. Learned much about Ford and Edison previously not...More

Thank wildryd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Edison Ford Estates in September 2017 when we did a guided tour throughout the property. This year we decided to do are own thing and took the Audio route, which I found just as fascinating, and we were able...More

Thank kathy2111
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This area is one of the older , beautiful areas, Thomas Edison built his home as did Ford and a few others. It is home to one of the oldest elementery schools, beautiful palms lining McGregor as you head to the beach and see some...More

Thank MargaretS1943
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The entry fee includes both the Edison and Ford Estates and Edison's Lab. Plan on about 2 hours so for touring both attractions. The exotic plants and trees, which were brought from all over the world, are unequaled and in the 100 years since they...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

WOW! The tour was a real hands on historic learning pleasure. Visited over 30 years ago and this is still just as exciting and fascinating.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Edison Ford Winter Estates is not to be missed. Plan to spend the entire day viewing botanical gardens, Edison's laboratories and home, as well as Henry Ford cars including the Model T. Guided tours are offered as well as self guided tours. If you visit...More

Thank CindyLou L
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The w weather did not spoil this visit. The tour guide was very informative and you can enjoy the trip back to the late 19th early 20th century through the layout of the property and thr history of the relationship between Edison and Ford. It...More

Thank Gordon N
Reviewed 5 May 2018

You should not miss this tour and look into the winter estate of Thomas Edison. Edison was a true genius and prolific inventor. Best friends with Henry Ford this tour is a snap shot of a time when people thought about things and how to...More

Thank Patti2
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

The gardens are packed with many different and exotic plants and trees. It was good to see trees laden with mangos and others in blossom. The plants are well labelled for those with interest in species. The gardens lead down to the water edge from...More

Thank AndyE402
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Very lovely grounds to walk and explore. The trees, flowers, river views and homes are stunning. The guided audio tour awesome and very informative. This is a perfect way to spend a couple hours learning a piece of our history.

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Response from Steve0451 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't remember if the tour guide even told us. Tip, if you go take the guided tour, worth every penny.
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