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Mound House

451 Connecticut St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
+1 239-765-0865
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Quiet piece of history

We were here on a day when the House was closed but peeked in windows, and it appears to have an... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lisa1098
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Minnesota
A Must See!

We were fortunate to arrive here at a quiet time. We signed up for the self-guided tour, but since... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dlamach
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Fort Myers, Florida
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  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
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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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+1 239-765-0865
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank dlamach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  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 17 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

Thank 41beachgirl
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Mound House to scout it out for when friends/family come down to visit. What a find! We were warmly greeted by Ceel, a docent and hands-on volunteer, who provided us with wonderful insights and behind the scenes information about...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Intelligently planned and beautifully maintained...one can learn about plants and trees of Florida, but also about the Calusa natives who built the mound. I highly recommend checking this heritage site out. The basement shows the different layers of the shell mound, with an integrated slide...More

Thank Laugh_Always
Dexter440, Public Relations Manager at Mound House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks so much for the great review!

Reviewed 3 July 2017

This place is amazing. It has a pier overlooking the inter coastal waterway. Great for fishing and using a kayaak. Amazing view.

Thank Donna19862016
Dexter440, Public Relations Manager at Mound House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

I agree - the kayaking is great out there!

Reviewed 5 June 2017

I am sure that most people who visit Florida do not know of the rich history that exists with the Calusa Indians. This site is an amazing example of the culture and history of the area. My boys 10 and 12 got a lot out...More

1  Thank maureenbates2016
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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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