Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Fort Lauderdale

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web
Built in 1920, Bonnet House Museum & 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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Bonnet House Museum & Gardens and many more Fort Lauderdale attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Fort Lauderdale trip builder.
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  • I really enjoyed my visit to the Bonnet House. The grounds are beautiful and the art and design of the buildings are amazing! They were collectors of art so they have lots of fun things all through th...  read more »
  • a real discovery for any if you were transported to tropical florida of 150 years ago...add in architecture and art plus untouched surroundings...dont miss it 
  • This was the most unique place I've ever seen. Beautiful, rich in history...takes you back to another place and time. Allows you to see how Florida was before all the construction. Tour guide "Tom" di...  read more »
  • Bonnet house is gorgeous. You can choose to buy admission to just the grounds or tour the house itself. Lots of wildlife to be seen as well as orchids that are cultivated on site. If you're lucky you may spot one of the resident would monkeys that live on site. We did!
  • πŸ”† Charming little park where you feel the untouched native Floridian nature, right by the beach in Fort Lauderdale. There is a haunting atmosphere of everything being "old". Oh, and there are thousands of gigantic spiders hanging on their webs all over the trees!
  • Historical Ft. Lauderdale Beach🌴 landmark. The tour guide was very knowledable. The art was original and amazing.
  • What a surprise! Loved it. I learned a lot about South Florida history. I loved the house and artwork. This is a must-visit place.
  • I really like the place. Too bad I didn't have a car for my feet and legs got very tired for I had to depend on slow City buses all day long!
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