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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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