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Stranahan House

335 SE 6th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2256
+1 954-524-4736
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Very educational and interesting

We really enjoyed our hour-long tour of Stranahan House. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gainesville, Florida
via mobile
A hidden historic gem

What a really great place. A fantastic story lovingly told by the ladies of Stranahan House... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Durham, United Kingdom
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The Historic Stranahan House Museum is the City's oldest surviving structure. The story of the Stranahan House is the story of a family, a house, and a city. The Stranahan House was built in 1901 by Frank Stranahan, Fort Lauderdale's founding father, and his wife Ivy Cromartie Stranahan, the area's first school teacher. The house has served as a trading post, post office, community center, town hall and home to the Stranahans. The Stranahan House has stood at the center of Fort Lauderdales growth since it was built and played a significant role in the economic and social life of this community. Open daily for guided House tours at 1, 2, and 3pm. Special events, weddings, and holiday programs.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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335 SE 6th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2256
Downtown Fort Lauderdale
+1 954-524-4736
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed our hour-long tour of Stranahan House. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny, and the house, which is decorated to period, is both beautiful and an interesting trip back in time. I wish more people were aware of the amazing history...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a really great place. A fantastic story lovingly told by the ladies of Stranahan House (special thanks to Doris and Rodika). My wife and I were gripped by the storytellers from beginning to end. Would strongly recommend it for anyone interested in the early...More

Thank HungryFromDurham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going through a very historic early structure that has an abundance of personal momentos and photographs to enhance is made lively by docent Tom. The tour is a good way to learn Seminole and river and Everglades lore, plus catching up on how and why...More

Thank MrsG1492
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting from Scotland and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. The house was decorated for Christmas and, after the tour, we had an amazing trip on the intra coastal to see the magnificent homes all lit up for Christmas. The only downside was that our...More

Thank oilypool1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect when I signed up for this tour. After all, as far as I was aware Fort Lauderdale is known for its beaches and party life, not for history. That's why this tour was such an eye-opener and a pleasant...More

Thank amfadamo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place with lots of history of Florida around 1900. I loved it. Great place for tourists to see.

Thank debraw814
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really awesome place, quite and small. Staff is very friendly. Still very educational for not having the regular tour guide present. The maintenance man filled in for the regular guide. Felt we might have learned more due to his own personal experiences to the guide....More

Thank skullsandskittles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time at this tour. Our guide John was great. He told the story of the Stranahans and Ft. Lauderdale with so much knowledge and love. The house is amazing and the story is as well! If you are...More

Thank ElaineV1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restored home which belonged to the founder of Ft Lauderdale is nestled amongst hi risers along the banks of the new river. Tour guides took us on an hour lot tour inside the home going from room to rom as they spoke of how...More

Thank Bob499181
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour of the house was provided by docent who make the history of the family and the beginning of Fort Lauderdale itself fascinating. The house contains many artifacts and furniture from the period. We viewed the house while nicely decorated for Christmas. The location on...More

Thank Bob_OpFL
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5 July 2017|
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Response from kathymc2017 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I did not go on the ghost tour. The guide we had said he ran those tours though and he really had a love of the Stranahan house.
16 March 2017|
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Response from April K | Property representative |
There is a small parking lot on-site for tour guests to park in. Sometimes we have events that use that space for set-up so parking is sent off-site to nearby garages or on-street parking. The Riverside Hotel is the best... More
19 September 2016|
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Response from kathymc2017 | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry, I do not remember, but I thought it was reasonable.