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March Tours and Programs Every Day

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On March 5th

• 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.

queens wreath march 2014 • 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.

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

Historian-led tour of homes, gardens, lab and museum in German.

 • River Cruises & Edison Ford Tour ~ Wednesdays – Noon & 1:00 p.m.

Tour of Edison Ford homes, gardens, lab and museum and Caloosahatchee River Cruise departing from the NEW Marina at Edison Ford.

• 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. 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.

• 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. 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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