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Bonnet House Museum and Gardens

900 N Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3326
+1 954-563-5393
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Though this place is really beautiful and has a lot of different kind of animals outiside, their... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
via mobile
Absolutely worth the visit!

This lovely home and gardens has quite the history. The house and it's history are unique. Even... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
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Ponds with bonnet water lilies and tropical gardens surround this historic 35-acre 1921 courtyard style waterfront home, whose artistic and innovative owners, famed artist Frederic Clay Bartlett and his wife Evelyn, made equally beautiful inside.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
900 N Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3326
Central Beach
+1 954-563-5393
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Though this place is really beautiful and has a lot of different kind of animals outiside, their inside tour (the main thing to do) is not THAT interesting. Hearing someone talk very fast in extreme temperature in midday is not a fun thing to do.

Thank VinVin2452
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This lovely home and gardens has quite the history. The house and it's history are unique. Even though it was a very hot and humid day, we were enchanted. There are golf carts driven by volunteers which was wonderful as one person in our party...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Have enjoyed this historic and awesome house. the tourguides were very frriendly and helpful. the tour of th house and well maintained grounds was was very interestind.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Bonnet House is a not to be missed attraction if you're visiting Ft. Lauderdale Beach. Situated right off Sunrise Blvd. between the ocean and the Intercoastal, it's an oasis in all the high rises and hotels on beachfront AIA. It combines a garden, an art...More

Thank ecvdavie
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I know folks that have lived in flroida for 50 years and have never visited this interesting location - it takes you back to the beginning of Florida living via volunteer/expert guides

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

If you like gardens and old buildings this is a must.....right across from the beach, a really interesting story - lots of art, the garden in the courtyard is stunning, the rest of the grounds are interesting to walk through. The obsessionally have a music...More

Thank p c
Reviewed 11 July 2017

History on the edge of the A1A beach road . Great insight of ' days gone by ' and the wonderful way of life how thing were a 100 years ago in Fort Lauderdale . A well kept and preserved historical sight between the resorts...More

Thank N2619XJbrianr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Place is beautiful but not really interesting how it seems to be. House Bonnet is interesting and very good maintain. Staff is very gentle apart the our tour guide that was a little "I know everything".... a place to visit once if you have time..

Thank Enzo P
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I love visiting and purchased Artist's memberships so we can visit often and paint and enjoy the serene environment. For first time visitors, this is a great outdoor activity that can be enjoyed even when it is hot outside. The tour guides...More

Thank Brandon W
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Worth seeing on a day not too hot. The museum was very interesting and things I didn't know about Ft. Lauderdale and this area. Very good tour guide.

Thank Dianne T
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27 August 2017|
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Response from Cluck1519 | Reviewed this property |
Also house is very close to beach area and sea front has eating places quite close.
27 August 2017|
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Response from LynneManchester | Reviewed this property |
We got in half price as it was July 4th
Mark B
26 January 2017|
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Response from Bonnet H | Property representative |
Free parking is available in our guest parking lot. I hope you enjoy your tour.