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Mound House

451 Connecticut St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
+1 239-765-0865
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Very Interesting and Informative

We were told by locals that this was a place we needed to see. We were amazed to realize that the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waynebrom123
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Anderson, South Carolina
Enjoyable Education

Visited Mound Key by boat, then the Mound House. Tour was led by Dexter who, you may think, is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert2420
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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451 Connecticut St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told by locals that this was a place we needed to see. We were amazed to realize that the Indians lived on the seashells that they discarded. They used to shells to raise the level of the land and build their village on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Mound Key by boat, then the Mound House. Tour was led by Dexter who, you may think, is part Calusa because of his vast knowledge. He made the information interesting and kept our group of 15 excited to learn more. The Calusa (fierce ones)...More

Thank Robert2420
Dexter440, Public Relations Manager at Mound House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the excellent review! We strive to make sure that our programs are informative and engaging. We are glad to learn that you have an enjoyable trip!

Reviewed 28 October 2017

We enjoyed viewing the home and learning all the facts about the Mound House. A must visit place for the whole family.

Thank Grayparrot
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This cultural and environmental learning center is located directly on Estero Bay on Fort Myers Beach. It is a very interesting archeological and historical site which is open to the public for a $10 entry fee. Tours are offered for an additional $5 fee ....More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were here on a day when the House was closed but peeked in windows, and it appears to have an interesting variety of displays and then the underground room sounds fascinating. The grounds are lovely with signage related to floral, fauna and history. And...More

Thank Lisa1098
Dexter440, Public Relations Manager at Mound House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thanks for the great review! You should definitely come by when we are open and check out the inside of the museum (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9-4). The kayak launch is exceptionally nice. With that great cover on the ramp, it is extremely easy...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were fortunate to arrive here at a quiet time. We signed up for the self-guided tour, but since there were no others arriving, the docent on duty spent a lot of time with us. She was most informative and also kept us amused with...More

Thank dlamach
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Gorgeous location with fascinating history. Very engaging volunteers with lots of knowledge. Lots of activities for young and old.

Thank rmhfmb
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Mound is a really lovely little museum with plenty for all ages. We went as a family of four, with two children. All of us found the exhibition, the film and the real exhibits fascinating. The visit gave us a really good insight into...More

Thank kasiaslinn
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to this interesting historical site. Guide was knowledgeable but not pushy. An hour well spent. Grounds are well kept with many labeled plants.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The bay front Mound House museum offers a world-class cultural experience to people of all ages. The Calusa underground exhibit and historic home provide a pleasant way to learn about those who inhabited this site, amid tranquil landscaped grounds to include an observation pier into...More

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Pat T
24 June 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
23 April 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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41grace
13 February 2016|
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Response from Okeyjimbo | Reviewed this property |
Correct and worth every bit.
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