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Visit Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Built in 1920 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is one of the few complete homes and studios of two American artists with original furnishings open to the public. Nestled among miles of beachfront development are 35 acres of a native barrier island ecosystem.

Go Digital with the Bonnet House Audio Tour

Enjoy a self-guided tour of the gardens. Visit Bonnethouse.Oncell.com.
• Get more from your visit with self-guided tours of the gardens.
• Get visitor information, including interactive maps, restroom locations, and more.
• Use your Smartphone or Tablet to access. There’s nothing to download, just go to the free mobile-friendly website bonnethouse.oncell.com.
• Bookmark this page for easy access.
• No Smart Phone? Call (954) 372-4146 to take this tour and Enjoy.

Visitor Information

  1. Open year-round. Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and April 30 & May 1, 2022, for the Fort Lauderdale Air Show.
  2. Guided tours are in English; self-guided tours are available in English, German, and Spanish via Audio Tour.
  3. We recommend planning for at least 90 minutes to see the site.
  4. Trained service animals are welcome on-site! All other animals, including comfort and support animals, are not permitted.
  5. Wheelchairs are available at no cost, on a first-come, first-served basis.
  6. ADA accessible with parking located at Bonnet House entrance.
  7. Visitor parking is always free. Spaces are available for RVs and buses.
  8. Access to the public Museum Shop is always free.
  9. To preserve our historic site, smoking and vaping are not permitted.
  10. Nature Trail paths and coral rock walkways may be uneven. Please watch your step. Flat shoes with closed heels and toes (such as sneakers) are strongly encouraged.
  11. Golf cart tours of the grounds are currently not available.
  12. To protect collection items, large bags, backpacks, or tripods are not permitted.
  13. Please do not approach or feed animals or birds. Insect repellant is recommended.
  14. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  15. Picnics are welcome on the grounds with paid admission. Please use provided waste receptacles. Beverages & light snacks are available in the Museum Shop.
  16. Personal Photo and Video Policy for Exhibit Rooms
    Guests are asked to follow these guidelines when taking photos and videos in the Bonnet House exhibit rooms:
    • Self-guided tour guests are permitted to take non-flash photographs and brief videos in the exhibit rooms for personal purposes only.
    • For the enjoyment of fellow guests, no interviews or voice-overs are allowed for videos. All visitors must respect the privacy of fellow guests.
    • Travel vloggers and YouTubers are asked to notify Bonnet House of their visit 24 hours prior to arrival and must comply with any directions from Bonnet House staff that limit time spent in exhibit rooms or the courtyard; standard admission fees apply without the prior approval of the Director of Marketing.
    • No videos are permitted on Bonnet House guided tours. Guided tour guests must follow the direction of tour guides in taking photographs. Guides may limit time for photographs subject to the needs of Bonnet House and the enjoyment of fellow guests.
  17. A permit from the Museum’s Events Department is required for commercial photo shoots and filming.
  18. Blocking of the courtyard hallways is prohibited in order to accommodate a safe, covered pathway for tour guests. Due to the outdoor nature of the estate, Bonnet House cannot be responsible for the weather conditions, such as heat, humidity, cold, and/or rainfall. Refunds or rain checks are not provided for unsatisfactory weather conditions.
  19. Bonnet House’s location makes it susceptible to tropical storms and severe weather, particularly in the summer and early fall. The house and grounds may close with limited notice due to dangerous weather conditions or the threat of such conditions.

Groups of 15 or more please click here.

Bonnet House also has a lovely Museum Gift Shop where we offer a wide variety of unique, and quality collectibles, along with The Little Cafe for a light fare before or after your tour.

Plan Your Visit Today!

Tour Hours:

Self-Guided Tours Using Your Mobile Device:  Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 3 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 4 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Welcome Center on the day of your visit or by clicking on the link below.

Purchase Self-Guided Tour Tickets

Guided Tours: Tuesday – Friday, 9:30 am – 11:00 am, 10:00 am – 11:30 am & 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Saturday, 9:30 am – 11:00 am & 10:00 am – 11:30 am. $25 per person. Limited to 12 visitors. No discounts apply. Pre-registration is required.

Purchase Guided Tour Tickets

Bonnet House is closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and April 30 & May 1, 2022 for the Fort Lauderdale Air Show.

Admission

Self Guided Tours
Adult: $20.00
Ages 6 – 17: $8.00 (No other discount applies)
Children (5 and under): FREE
Bonnet House Members: FREE
Broward County Residents with ID: $17.00 (No other discount applies)
Reservations are Not required for self-guided tours
Gardens Only: $10.00  (Does not include access to the house. No other discount applies)

Guided Tours

Adult: $25.00
Ages 6-17: $10 (No other discount applies)
Not recommended for children under 6
Reservations are required for guided tours

Be sure to visit the Calendar page to view our special offers

Address

900 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Please note: Pedestrian entrance on the south side of the property at Breakers Ave. is closed until further notice due to construction.  Thank you for your patience as we make improvements to the Estate. Vehicular and Pedestrian entrance on the north side of the property remains open.