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Mound House

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Mound House - stop in.

A great way to spend an afternoon in the Fort Myers beach area. This historical site will give you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
sambennie
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scotland
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A walk back in time

I was at the nearby Farmers Market and noticed a sign for this historic stop. You can spend 45... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WorkingMomTraveler
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Moraga, California
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451 Connecticut St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3708
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great way to spend an afternoon in the Fort Myers beach area. This historical site will give you an insight into the areas history. Thanks to Ivan for his introduction and easy conversation on our visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was at the nearby Farmers Market and noticed a sign for this historic stop. You can spend 45 mins or a couple hours. But definitely a walk back in time. Beautiful spot along the river and what a well maintained property. Very unique story...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Very informative guided tour. Amazing views from the second floor. Interesting discover of our native Floridians. Nice store with local treasures and wonderful books.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eliroly
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We stopped by the Mound House during our bike ride around the area. It was beautiful and peaceful. We enjoyed sitting at the picnic table and watching the boats go by. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Our family of four visited here yesterday. It was very easy to find—- signs were well marked, plenty of free parking; which is a rare commodity in this area. The museum is 10.00 for adults. Students with an ID get a discount. The docents are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Excellent tour and tour guide. Very informative and a easy paddle for anyone. Explore the back bay and mangrove islands. See lots of birds and maybe a dolphin or two. After, enjoy the museum and learn all about the history of the Calusa Indians and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donald A
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend a visit to Mound House to learn about the history and natural beauty of this part of Florida. Tour and learn about the archaeological dig site located in the shell mounds on the property. Then learn of later inhabitants from Cuban fishermen to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Arduinna60
Reviewed May 20, 2018

A group of 15 of us had a wonderful tour, led by docent Penny, on Saturday morning. This is an interesting place with some history about the Calusa Indians and their life in Florida, this area in particular. There were two videos that explained the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Love it! The guides know what they are talking about in a very interesting way. Love seeing the pictures you feel like you are a part of history.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mary N
Dexter440, Public Relations Manager at Mound House, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Hi Mary, Glad to read that you had a great time! We would love to get some feedback from you on how we could get an excellent 5-star rating. Please feel free to e-mail us your feedback at moundhouse@fmbgov.com.

Reviewed April 22, 2018

Being FL natives we are pleased that this historical place has been preserved and not developed. This site was more interesting than we thought it would be. Many levels of history having happened on this site. Gift store has a lot of great books. Staff...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Pat T
June 23, 2016|
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
esteroislandhistoricsociety,org and moundhouse,org are two great starts to finding info.
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Ina W
April 22, 2016|
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Response from Gayle C | Reviewed this property |
the Mound House is on Fort Meyers Beach at the end of Conneticut Street. Please look for the brown and white signs to guide you from Estero Blvd
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February 13, 2016|
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Response from Okeyjimbo | Reviewed this property |
Correct and worth every bit.
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