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Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage

137 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34106
+1 239-261-8164
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A Look Back at Early Naples

Everyone who lives in Naples whouls visit this museum at least once. Regular visitors would also... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
PhillyBoy21
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Naples, Florida
Can you imagine......

At one time all of Naples was just like this cottage. If you are visiting Naples or the Pier. Make... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Peacefulescapes
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Marco Island, Florida
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Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage is Naples oldest house (1895) and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Open for house tours and historic district walking tours.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest house” (11 reviews)
“walking tour” (9 reviews)
“early days” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
137 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34106
Old Naples
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+1 239-261-8164
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Everyone who lives in Naples whouls visit this museum at least once. Regular visitors would also benefit from a few hours here. The early history is captured quite well and presentd in an interesting fashion. The garden is simply delightful.

Thank PhillyBoy21
Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for your 5 star review and your support!!! We're delighted you enjoyed your docent guided tour, and the gardens!! Thank you for spreading the word!! We rely on reviews like yours :) We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 2 June 2017

At one time all of Naples was just like this cottage. If you are visiting Naples or the Pier. Make a stop to take in how it all began. At Christmas time the cottage is decorated for the season. A beautiful sight along with all...More

Thank Peacefulescapes
Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for your review and support!! We're thrilled you enjoyed your tour of Historic Palm Cottage! We always look forward to Christmas at Palm Cottage also :) We hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Yesterday we toured with docent/ Susan The tour was great we really enjoyed learning about the history of NAPLES since we are recent new homeowners. The greeter and docent were both so welcoming. The historical society has done a wonderful job at preserving the site....More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful 5 star review, and your support of our mission!! We're thrilled you enjoyed your docent guided tour so much, and learned more about Naples. We hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 5 May 2017

went twice because closed first time. It was a slow day so we got a tour by ourselves. Cassie was very friendly and informative could tell she loves her job. Expected a small cottage but once inside very large. Loved the furniture and personal photos...More

Thank Dolores W
Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your 5 star review and support! SO happy you ended up getting your own private tour, and you enjoyed it so much! :) We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Loved this tour. Our Docent, Juliane Grace, was well informed, entertaining, smooth. We learned so much about the area and the history. It was very in depth and educational. Highly recommend this tour!

Thank Susan S
Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your 5 star review and support! We're thrilled you learned so much, and enjoyed your docent guided tour! I'll be sure to pass your compliments on to Julianne :) We hope to see you again very soon at Historic Palm Cottage!

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Just thrilled with our decision to take the historical walking tour/cottage tour. We learned so much and saw things we would have never discovered on our own. Highly recommend.

Thank JoyAronson
Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review and support!! The Historic Walking Tours are quite popular, we're so glad you enjoyed the guided tour and learned so much!! We hope to see you again soon at Historic Palm Cottage!! :)

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Filled with history with volunteers eager to explain the history of the house, neighborhood and garden. However, look for a discount as the $13 pp is a bit pricey.More

Thank Karen K
Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for your review and support!! Your choice to visit Naples Historical Society’s Historic Palm Cottage does not only provide learning enjoyment, but it also helps to preserve Naples oldest house. The admission fee you pay is an essential component to our ability to...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very informative tour of Palm Cottage by one of the volunteer guides. Fascinating to hear how Naples has developed into the thriving place it is today.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your 5 star review and support!! We hope to see you again soon at Historic Palm Cottage!!

Reviewed 5 April 2017

I was unsure that my nieces (8 and 11) would be patient through the tour of the Palm Cottage, but they both surprised me with how excited they became to learn about Naples's oldest house. Props to the docents and their abilities to make history...More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you so much for your 5 star review and support!! We're thrilled all of you enjoyed the docent guided tour of Historic Palm Cottage, and that your nieces were excited to learn about Naples history! :) We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

If you plan on spending any time in Naples and have already gotten your tan give your skin a break and visit this gem. A great introduction to the history of this town before it became a haven for the wealthy. Hopefully Fran is still...More

Thank Vaq28
Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for the wonderful 5 star review and for your support!! We count on reviews like yours to keep our mission alive. We hope to see you again soon at Historic Palm Cottage!!

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Dolores W
11 April 2017|
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Response from Napleshistoricalsoci | Property representative |
We have house tours available, as well as walking tours. The walking tours consist of an approximate one mile walk through Naples Historical District, and a docent guided house tour. The house tour consists of an... More
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nortonlisaa
8 February 2017|
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Response from Napleshistoricalsoci | Property representative |
Our walking tour is one mile in length and lasts for 1.5 hours outside, then about 30 minutes in Historic Palm Cottage. While we stop along the way to make a point, there is not a resting area, nor is there access to... More
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NaplesHistSoc
9 February 2016|
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