Burroughs Home & Gardens, Fort Myers

The Burroughs Home and Gardens is the Perfect Historic Riverfront Venue.

Walk among live oaks and lush gardens, relax in a rocking chair on the veranda as you watch the river roll gently by....but first, join us as we share the history and colorful tales of living in one of Fort Myers' oldest homes - The Murphy-Burroughs Home.



Built in 1901, this Georgian Revival-style Mansion was the scene of many social events that hosted Fort Myers' elite; including the Edisons, Fords, and Firestones. Antique furnishings, historical artifacts, and delightful tales of growing up as the privileged daughters of wealthy businessman Nelson Burroughs and his wife Adeline await visitors who want to take a step back in time.

The Burroughs Home has come alive once again under the management of Uncommon Friends Foundation. In addition to historical tours, the home is the perfect waterfront setting for your Wedding/Reception, Private Party, Family Gathering, Company Holiday Party, Anniversary Celebration, Prom or any event you can envision!

Email events@burroughshome.com for more information on a prospective Wedding or Event!

FOR TOURS call Tera, The Burroughs Home Coordinator, at 239-337-9505 or email at tera@burroughshome.com
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  • We were so fortunate to have Donna as our docent. She provided us with an excellent tour of the home which included many personal anecdotes of the Burroughs family and their friendship with the Edison...  more »
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here! The docent was lovely, and thoroughly knowledgeable on the history of the area and the home itself. We enjoyed this much more than the Edison and Ford houses (whi...  more »
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  • Very nice grounds and house. Friendly staff very helpful.
  • It was a very pleasant evening touring the Burroughs House. The Christmas decorations were beautiful and nicely done. Admission is very reasonable.

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