Hours & Admission
Public Tour Hours
Tuesday – Sunday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tour Times: 9:30 / 10:30 / 11:30 / 12:30 / 1:30 / 2:30 / 3:30
Last house tour 3:30pm
Gates close at 4:00pm
Closed: Mondays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Students (ages 6 – 12): $16.00
Children (under age 6): FREE
Bonnet House Members: FREE
Gardens Only: $10.00 (Does not include access to the house)
Tram Tour: $2.00
Public Tour Information
1. All house tours are guided and each tour lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours.
2. Tram tours of the grounds are also available for an additional $2.
3. Public Hours are subject to change due to weather and special events.
4. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
5. Most of Bonnet House is accessible to people with mobility limitations.
Orchid Greenhouse Tour
These tours are offered the second Tuesday of each month from 11am – 12pm for $20 per person.
Our greenhouses and display house hold approximately 1,200 plants in various stages of development. Our Bonnet House Orchid Curator will show you around our greenhouses and discuss how our orchids are bred and cultivated (including our impressive seedling program). A treat for orchid enthusiasts and novices! Orchid seedlings will be available for purchase. This tour is offered in groups of 15 to allow for questions and discussion. Limited reservations available, pre-registration is required.
Click here to pre-register for Orchid Greenhouse Tours or call (954) 703-2606.
Behind the Scenes – Private Living Quarters Tour
These tours are offered the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 2pm – 3pm for $20 per person.
Visitors will participate in a VIP experience at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. Take a sneak peek inside normally-closed areas of Evelyn and Frederic Bartlett’s private living quarters. Tours are led by our seasoned Bonnet House docents and will be offered for only $20 per person. Visitors will enjoy rooms not seen on our other tours. The main house tour is not included. If you are interested in viewing the main house, normal admission fees apply.
The tour is offered in groups of 10 to allow for questions and discussion. Limited reservations available, pre-registration required. Please note, the ability to climb stairs is necessary to fully participate in the tour. A video presentation at ground level will accommodate those guests unable to climb stairs.
Behind the Scenes tours will resume in October. For more information on Behind the Scenes Tour call (954) 703-2606.
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
900 North Birch Road
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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