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Join Bonnet House Museum & Gardens for A Historic Cruise Down the New River on the Carrie B 
Saturday, July 26 at 6pm

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Bonnet-House-Historic-Cruise-on-the-Carrie-BBonnet House Museum & Gardens presents Cruising Down the River: A Boat Ride Past 200 Years of History on the Carrie B Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Hear about the history of Fort Lauderdale’s New River with featured speakers Everett Osceola from the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Educator and Historian Bill Sydnor. Enjoy Cocktails and Canapés on the Carrie B. Your admission includes 2 glasses of wine and canapés generously provided by Kelly’s Landing, Southport Raw Bar and The Downtowner. Cash bar will be available for water, soda and cocktails.

Admission is $45 for members and $55 for non-members. The yacht embarkation site is 440 North New River Drive East, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. For more information and to reserve your seat, please call (954) 703-2614, (954) 653-1554 or visit

Cool Saturdays Summer Special Kicks off July 5 at 
Bonnet House

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Fort-lauderdale-Cool-Saturdays_Summer-DaysStart your summer at half the price with Cool Saturdays Summer Special at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. Saturdays are cool at Bonnet House beginning Saturday, July 5 through Saturday, October 4 on the first Saturday of the month. Visitors can explore the whimsical house where fish sculptures rise in the air, shells have their own museum and shady nature trails invite you to search for playful monkeys in the trees and majestic swans in the fresh water lakes. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under from 9am to 4pm on these days.

Specific dates are July 5, August 2, September 6 and October 4. Tour admission is always free for Bonnet House members. Visit for updated information and additional summer events including a Cruise Down the New River on July 26.

Bonnet House is located at 900 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. For more information and details, please contact Linda Schaller at (954) 703-2606 or [email protected]

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens Recognised as a Top Performing Attraction 
as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

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Bonnet-House-Top-Performing-Attraction-Ft.-LauderdaleBonnet House Museum & Gardens is proud to announce that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper echelon of businesses listed on the website.

When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes into account reviews ratings. Businesses must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, volume and recency of reviews. Additional criteria include a business’ tenure and popularity ranking on the site.

“Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a true source of pride for all of us at Bonnet House and we’d like to thank all of our past visitors who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Karen Beard, CEO at Bonnet House. “There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by those that tour the estate”.

“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses for consistent excellence,” said Marc Charron, President of TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award gives top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers. From Australia to Zimbabwe, we want to applaud exceptional hospitality businesses for offering TripAdvisor travellers a great customer experience.”

Bonnet House is located at 900 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. For more information and details, please call (954) 563-5393 or visit