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Burroughs Home & Gardens

2505 1st St, First & Fowler, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2409
+1 239-337-0706
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Great place to have a wedding

I have had the oppourtunity to DJ at this location many times. This is such a beautiful venue in Ft... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Carlos V
Burroughs Home & Gardens 2505 1st St, First & Fowler, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2409

The Burroughs Home and Gardens is the Perfect Historic Riverfront Venue. We walked among live... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
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Built in 1901, this Georgian Revival Mansion was the scene of many social events that hosted the Fort Myers' elite. Antique furnishings, historical artifacts and delightful tales of growing up as the privileged daughters of Nelson & Adeline Burroughs, and so much more await visitors who want to take a step back in time. Guided Historical Tours are conducted by reservation only, at 11am. Days available for RSVP are Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, pending accessibility of the property. Admission is $10 for Seniors 60 & up, $12 for Adults. For groups of ten (10) or more, Tours with Lunch on Mona's Dancing Porch are available. Please contact venue for details. Parking is located across the street, behind the Langford-Kingston Home. (2500 First Street) Recommended arrival time: 10:45am.
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2505 1st St, First & Fowler, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2409
+1 239-337-0706
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

I have had the oppourtunity to DJ at this location many times. This is such a beautiful venue in Ft Myers. I would highly recommend it.

Thank Carlos V
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Burroughs Home and Gardens is the Perfect Historic Riverfront Venue. We walked among live oaks and lush gardens, relaxed in a rocking chair on the veranda and watched the river roll gently by....We joined Mona and Jettie Burroughs as they shared the history and...More

Thank Piano2ner
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A friend and I took the guided tour of the Borroughs Home and Garden. We were with a group of 6 other people. We were able to ask all our questions and spend adequate time in each room. Enjoyed all the history and gossip about...More

Thank kaye3141
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

1030am 23 Oct 2016 I'm in town for family day at the local college, dressed for a brunch for my daughters sorority. We, my wife, daughters, and in-laws decided to stop by because we had some time to kill before brunch. As I drove by,...More

2  Thank michaeldstevens76
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This historic home sits right on the river. Beautiful open air event pavillion sits behind the howe right near the river. I have had the food from Webster's Catering and it was outstanding!

Thank DebonairTravel
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This home is not only old and interesting but is also on the historic list. The interior and appointments are magnificent and the docents are very interesting and informative.

1  Thank donnawill911
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The home is very pretty and it's nice to see it decorated for Christmas, however, it was so crowded the evening that we went that we found it hard to enjoy it.

1  Thank Jowens73
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very nicely decorated for the holiday season with time honoring decorations. Beautiful home with interesting antiques.

Thank ljl83
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Took a special Saturday 1 hour+ tour of the Burroughs House. Tour consists of visit to most rooms in house including a walk back to a party pavilion where weddings and special events are held. Prior to and after the tour you can sip lemonade...More

Thank BaronGreenwood
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Burroughs Home & Gardens is definitely a hidden gem in the Ft. Myers area. My husband and I stumbled upon it online and when we took the tour, we fell in love. I've seen another review that sounded similar to what I am about...More

Thank Tiffany T
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29 November 2017|
Response from Judy H | Reviewed this property |
Check on line I was there other than holiday.
Patricia G
12 December 2016|
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Response from Piano2ner | Reviewed this property |
The home is 3 stories - no elevator - First floor wheel chair possibly. Reservations are always good. See their website for more information - Google it.
6 September 2016|
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Response from BaronGreenwood | Reviewed this property |
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