Group & Specialty Tours

Specialty Tours

Guided House Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the house with one of our seasoned Bonnet House docents.  Limited to 12 visitors per tour.  Parking is free. Enter through the Main Visitor Parking Lot on 9th Street off Birch Road / West Gate.  Pre-registration is required. Reservations close 24 hours prior to the scheduled start time.

Guided tours take place:
Tuesday thru Friday:  10:00 am – 11:30 am, and 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Adults:  $25
Ages 8-16: $10
Not recommended for children 7 and younger.

No discounts apply.
All sales are final and non-refundable.

Members at the Hibiscus level and above, please pre-register for Guided Tours 24 hours before the start time of the preferred tour.  Please call or email  (954) 703-2606 or [email protected].

Upstairs/Downstairs Tours

These tours are offered on the second, third, and fourth Wednesday of each month January – April from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm for $40 per person.

Visitors will participate in a VIP experience of the upstairs and downstairs of the main house and 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 $40 per person. Visitors will enjoy rooms not seen on our other tours.

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.

Reservations are Required for Upstairs/Downstairs Tours.

No discounts apply.
All sales are final and non-refundable.

Spanish Language Tours

Available upon request for groups of #15 or more.
Please call (954) 703-2606 for more information.

Group Tours

Guided Bonnet House Museum
& Gardens Group Tours

Tours of the Main House and specialized tours of the grounds are available to groups of 15 – 18. Your group is cordially invited to select a special tour of Bonnet House. These tour options are detailed below. Please note the minimum number of Guests for each tour.

Group Tour Hours
Wednesday, Friday & Sunday: 9:30 am

Tour Options:

1. Main House & Self-Guided Grounds

Price – $20 per person/15 minimum and 18 maximum guests/$50 deposit required

Description – Frederic Clay Bartlett designed and built Bonnet House as a winter retreat for his family. This historic house is one of but a few homes and studios of two American artists open to the public. A docent–guided tour will lead you through the rooms of the Main House where you will learn the history of the Birch/Bartlett family and discover the charm and whimsy of this beachfront estate.

Allow an extra 1/2 hour for a self-guided walking tour of the grounds.

Tour Length – 1.25 hours/Group Tours Reservation Form

2. Main House and Guided Grounds Tour

Price – $25 per person/15 minimum, 18 maximum guests/$50 deposit required

Description – Following a guided tour of the Main House, a docent will lead you on a walking tour of the Nature Trail describing the various species of native and landscaped plants. Docents will focus on the plantings done by Hugh Taylor Birch, and the landscaping created by his son-in-law Frederic Clay Bartlett. You will tour through palm-lined allees, past a stone fountain, a desert garden, and more.

Tour Length – 2.25 hours/Group Tours Reservation Form

NOTE: Group Tour Requirements – A minimun of 15 guests are required to receive a group rate. A $50.00 non-refundable deposit is required.

GROUP RESERVATION FORM

Reservations are required and based upon availability. For more information, please call (954) 703-2606 or click here to send an email inquiry.