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Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

  • 900 N. Birch Rd. Map It
  • Beachfront
  • House/Mansion/Villa
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 09/14/2015

Fodor's Review

A 35-acre oasis in the heart of the beach area, this subtropical estate on the National Register of Historic Places stands as a tribute to the history of Old South Florida. This charming home, built in the 1920s, was the winter residence of the late Frederic and Evelyn Bartlett, artists whose personal touches and small surprises are evident throughout. If you're interested in architecture, artwork, or the natural environment, this place is worth a visit. After admiring the fabulous gardens, be on the lookout for playful monkeys swinging from trees. Interesting factoid: The Bonnet House was the final stop in the 2005 season of CBS's Amazing Race hit television show.

Sight Information


900 N. Birch Rd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $20 for house tours, $10 for gardens only
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–4; tours hourly 9:30–3:30

Published 09/14/2015


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