Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, Fort Lauderdale

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Built in 1920, Bonnet House Museum and Gardens centers around a plantation-style building featured on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Once the winter home of Frederic Clay Bartlett and his wife Helen, it is now the residence of two American artists, but it remains open to the public. Inside you'll find the art collection and personal items from the original owners. The gardens feature five different ecosystems. Look for exotic parrots, cockatiels, and swans in the aviary, while the grounds showcase wild squirrel monkeys, gopher tortoises, and manatees. To visit Bonnet House Museum and Gardens on your trip to Fort Lauderdale, use our Fort Lauderdale travel planner .
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  • We had the opportunity to visit Bonnet House the same day as the Orchid Show. Both were amazing and beautiful. The house was so interesting & the history. It was very informative and the volunteer gui...  more »
  • We really enjoyed this tour. The information about their life and love of collecting was interesting, the house is very pleasant, and the grounds are nice. It was nice to learn a bit about the history...  more »
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  • The staff is super friendly and helpful! $10 to get in and explore on your own. Absolutely beautiful property! An extra $4 if you want a driven tour around the grounds. Even more for a guided tour inside the house. Gift shop had a lot of unique and beautiful items as well.
  • The understated elegance of this place is in contrast with the opulence of similar mansions of the era, gorgeous ponds, white swans, monkeys on the trees, 2 greenhouses and a beautiful display glass house with many orchids of different varieties and colors. A must for every visitor to Ft Lauderdale.The staff is super friendly and helpful! $10 to get in and explore on your own. Absolutely beautiful property! An extra $4 if you want a driven tour around the grounds. Even more for a guided tour inside the house. Gift shop had a lot of unique and beautiful items as well.

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