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Deering Estate

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Address: 16701 SW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33157-2500
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+1 305-235-1668
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Deering Estate is a Miami-Dade County Park and a 444-acre natural and...

The Deering Estate is a Miami-Dade County Park and a 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am and 3:00 pm. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 pm (October - May). The Historic House Tours and Natural Areas Tour are included with Estate admission: $12 for adults & $7 for children (ages 4-14).

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Serene views of history!

Beautiful natural habitat and views of the bay! Original homes and buildings from first settlers. Excellent programs!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Palmetto Bay, Florida
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Palmetto Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful natural habitat and views of the bay! Original homes and buildings from first settlers. Excellent programs!

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Winter Haven, Fl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently went to Miami to visit Vizcaya and the Deering Estate. The Deering Estate was the home of Charles Deering. (half brother of James from Vizcaya fame) We went on a weekday when there was no official tour. Luckily we were able to meet with a person who worked there who filled us in about the... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to check out the Deering Estate after being wowed again at Vizcaya recently. The home and grounds are very plain compared to opulent Vizcaya. However, my love for the views of Biscayne Bay certainly do not disappoint from the Deering Estate. The Stone House and Cottage are interesting, but require a lot of renovation and clean up in my... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Deering brothers - heirs to the International Harvester fortune - built impressive but very different mansions in Miami as winter retreats. Both = which were eventually gifted/sold to Miami/Dade County - are worth visiting.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended a wedding here and it was really well done. The property is magnificent and the staff is amazing. Highly recommended.

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If touring you don't need more than an hour here, it does have nice architecture and landscape but it is not near anything and I would recommend Vizcaya Gardens prior. This is nice on the water as well but not as big or grand as Vizcaya.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historic estate brings you right up on the bay with ocean breezes and gorgeous Royal Palms. Just when you can't take the claustrophobia of Coconut Grove another minute, drive down here for some fresh air and a taste of another era. The grounds are beautiful, the houses are nice to walk through. $12 per person for either self tour... More 

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Pinecrest, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have visited often for the views of the outside grounds and also many events. Building interiors not so interesting but outside (especially in the back) the grounds and view are breathtaking. Event of Feb 14, 2017 though was totally disappointing. Entertainers were NOT good. From previous events I had expected a good show. Entertainers, sad to say, performed as... More 

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deeringestate2017, Guest Relations Manager at Deering Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for being a frequent visitor to Deering Estate. We are sorry you did not enjoy the performance at the Valentine's Day Concert this year and appreciate your feedback. More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

A trip back in time. Beautiful grounds and views of the bay. Best time to visit is during the annual Seafood Fest. Lots of activities and great local seafood. Always a good idea to have the DEET at the ready as the skeeders can be brutal..

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

The Deering Estate is a quiet little park on the open water. View the home of the Deering family, or walk through the park and enjoy the wildlife and beautiful palm trees. They are only open from 10am to 4pm, but makes for a good weekend visit. They offer events throughout the year to check out - live concerts, bird... More 

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