Burroughs Home & Gardens

Tour
2505 1st St., Fort Myers, FL 33901 2505 1st St., Fort Myers Directions
+12393370706
Be the first to recommend this place!
93% of 201 customers recommended

It might be time to switch up your regular weekend routine. Fort Myers' Burroughs Home & Gardens, FL has you covered. This place is a place you'll love to visit, so don't wait around, give them a call today!

Tips

250
120 Tips
Verified
Report | 6 months ago
Used the Groupon two years ago.
Was this helpful?
Verified
Report | 4 years ago
Lovely old home. We were happy to see it and we had a wonderful docent who made our visit very informative. Happy that so many people take the time to keep up sich wonderful historic places It was a shame that the Christmas decoration were so garish and not in keeping with the traditions of such a lovely old home. The Christmas decorations spoiled the visit for us. We wish we had known to go at a time it is not decorated. We are telling other friends that they should go and that they will enjoy their time there
Was this helpful?
Verified
Report | 4 years ago
The tour guide + tour of the house were excellent! I enjoyed hearing about the people who previously lived in this house.
Was this helpful?
Verified
Report | 4 years ago
Really enjoyed the house and Margaret's tour!
Was this helpful?
Verified
Report | 4 years ago
Great tour. Beautifully decorated for Christmas.
Was this helpful?
Verified
Report | 4 years ago
I thought that home was great and would encourage anyone to go there. It contains a lot of history. I was glad for the Groupon.
Was this helpful?
Verified
Report | 4 years ago
I didn't know that The Burroughs House existed! I'll definitely recommend this to all my friends!
Was this helpful?
Verified
Report | 4 years ago
Great place to visit, interesting commentary, definitely worthwhile and well preserved. Thank You for maintaining some of Fort Myers' heritage.
Was this helpful?
Verified
Report | 4 years ago
Wonderful tour of a classic "victorian" home. Strict attention has been paid to the rehab and it shows. Definitely worth the time......It's an ongoing project, so I will see it again.
Was this helpful?
Verified
Report | 4 years ago
It is a beautiful home to visit, with many personal touches not often found in such attractions. However, the best part was the congenial staff, who went to considerable lengths to answer our questions and make sure that we had an enjoyable visit. Highly recommend!
Was this helpful?

From Our Editors

Towering oak trees and a sun-kissed waterfront surround the historical Burroughs Home & Gardens, providing comfortable blankets of shade and cool breezes while exemplifying the reverent collaboration between classic architecture and the natural world. The 1901 Georgian Revival mansion—once the setting for a silent 1920s reality show starring businessman Nelson Burroughs, his wife Adeline, and their glamorous daughters, Mona and Jettie—currently facilitates tours throughout its parlors, dining rooms, and sweeping verandas.

Guides share anecdotes from the family's journals and oral histories and point out examples of such turn-of-the-century luxuries as indoor plumbing, electricity, and steam-powered Nintendo. In keeping with the grounds' esteemed history, the public can also arrange to schedule weddings and social events like those that once hosted members of the Fort Myers elite, including the Edisons, Fords, and Firestones.

Explore Nearby
Burroughs Home & Gardens

Groupon has verified that the customer actually visited Burroughs Home & Gardens.
Grouber