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Edison & Ford Winter Estates Blog

Edison & Ford Winter Estates Blog

Daytime December at a Glance

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On November 30th

• Daily Tours – Every day of the week visitors have the option of an Historian-Led Tour, Audio Tour in English, German, Spanish or French, or a Lab and Museum Tour.

 • Garden Tour – Wednesdays – 10:30 a.m.

      Join Edison Ford garden staff to experience the 20 acres of gardens of the Edison and Ford families. See what’s blooming and enjoy many varieties of bamboo and rubber plants used in Edison’s original research, as well as fruit trees, palms, roses, orchids, Moonlight Garden and more. Admission includes audio tour of homes, museum and lab admission. Cost: Edison Ford Members FREE; non-members $30.

 • German Language Tour – Wednesdays – 10:30 a.m.

      Historian led tour of homes, gardens, lab and museum in German. Cost: Adults $25; Children (ages 6 – 12) $15.

 • Behind the Scenes Tour – Thursdays – 10:30 a.m.

      A Behind-the-Scenes tour takes you inside and up close in the Edison and Ford homes led by curatorial staff, and includes the homes, gardens, lab and museum. Cost: Edison Ford Members FREE; non-members $40. Space is limited so reservations are suggested by calling 239-334-7419.

 • Young Inventor’s Tour – Saturdays – 11:00 a.m.

     Children of all ages will have fun while participating in hands-on science activities based on the inventions of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Activities include an assembly line, phonograph demonstrations and much more.  Cost: Edison Ford Members FREE; non-members: Adults $12, Children (ages 6 – 12) $5.

 • Inside the Lab Hands-on Science – Sundays – 2:00 p.m.

     A behind the scenes program inside the lab and museum. Includes demonstrations with inventions and hands-on activities featuring Edison and Ford inventions. Cost: Edison Ford Members: $10 donation per family; non-members: Adults $30, Children (ages 6 – 12) $5. Audio tour included. (One adult required for every two children. Participants will receive a 10% discount on all “invention items,” including books, science kits and toys).

 

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