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Coral Castle

28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1214
+1 305-248-6345
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Chosen TOP 35 out of more than 35,000 Museums in the United States "...guaranteed to be the highlight of your trip." Holiday Lettings from TripAdvisor!! TripAdvisor rates Coral Castle “Top 35 out of 35,000 museums across the U.S.” Top ratings from Yelp, New Times Magazine: “Reader Choice Awards: “Best of Miami” Ed Leedskalnin secretly built Coral Castle at night; excavating, carving, and moving 1,100 tons of coral rock. Experience Coral Castle’s “Love Story”, the History, the Science, and how Ed’s items work even after 93 years! Referred to as a Modern Megalith, Coral Castle is compared to the Ancient Megalith’s of the Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge, and is considered by many, to be “one of the Wonder’s of the World”. Since 1923 Scientists, Engineers, Scholars continue to be amazed! See a hand-carved 9-ton gate, a Polaris telescope, the world’s only Sundial with seasons. Enjoy a movie short about the mysteries of Coral Castle, its creator; Edward Leedskalnin. Relax at the Coral Castle Cafe and enjoy our delicious gourmet menu. Visit our unique gift shop with Coral Castle collectables, science, natural stones, jewelry and much more! Seen on the History Channel, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Ancient Aliens, Univision, Telemundo, Sabado Gigante's Don Francisco, BBC! Even Billy Idol wrote his famous song; “Sweet Sixteen” in 1987 about Ed and his Coral Castle, Billy continues to talk about Ed all over the world and sing "Sweet Sixteen" in concerts today. Continuous live tours! Free parking.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1214
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped by here on our way to Key Largo. We had Ken the tour guide and he was great. He gives you the history of the place and it's quite amazing how one man did all this. The grounds are well kept and beautiful....More

Thank Stacy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place to visit which demonstrates human endeavour by a single man to achieve a great deal of art. We loved the story behind the art forms and the overall tour was worth the drive out from our hotel. To see such a great deal...More

1  Thank RubenHo-Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. My husband and I went there few month ago and we really enjoyed the tour. It is amazed the history behind the instruction and how the man got there. I really recommended for a different day activity. It is like a...More

Thank EstefanyT001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place to visit on your trip to Key West. A mystery behind a construction techniques but its a story of one man love and death. It reminds Japanese stone gardens but totally different. My mom was impressed but I thought its a tourist...More

Thank YuryGr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I thought it was very nice. I like historical things, and this was an amazing feat of craftsmanship! The tour was informative, what an interesting and hardworking man to have built this.. We had a Groupon, but even without it I don't...More

Thank Teacher2nd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some may say that mystery abounds at, and surrounds this labor of love. But I do not think there is anything otherworldly that helped this man build his dream This is just one, of a myriad accomplishments that is too involved and the dream of...More

Thank Fizgig46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hefty price tag of almost $40 per couple is what caused me to rate it as poor. The place is small (about 10 min) and the swinging gates no longer function, and certainly NOT a castle of any sort. The guides were very informative...More

1  Thank Katwich10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is very pretty though small and right on your way from Miami to the Keys. The tour guide was nice but in general the staff is very snooty. Tiny place which is very interesting if you take the time to research the creator...More

Thank Riley R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really neat place to visit but much smaller than expected. Tour guides were super knowledgeable and enthusiastic; and really wanted everyone to have a good time.

Thank LABDRB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While it's amazing that this one man did all this stuff by himself, the museum has outlived it's life as a place of interest at the hefty price tag of almost $40 a couple. Too much money for how small it is and the fact...More

Thank Nancy B
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Master6
Are dogs allowed on leash?
28 February 2017|
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Response from JamieJW | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed on a leash. Enjoy! It's awesome.
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FloridaPixie03
How long should I plan for the visit to coral castle?
19 January 2017|
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Response from Jane M | Reviewed this property |
I would plan on about two hours. There is a tour all the time so you just tag along and learn everything about Ed and his coral . We enjoyed it very much and you probably will too. Have fun and sit in the Mother in law chair.
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mercynurse62
What is the entry cost for this attraction. Is parking free/included in the price?
8 December 2016|
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
parking is free COST OF ADMISSION Adults (ages 13 – 64) $15.00 Seniors (ages 65+) $12.00 Children (ages 7 – 12) $7.00 Children (under age 6) Free
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