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Burroughs Home & Gardens

Built in 1901, this Georgian Revival Mansion was the scene of many social events that hosted the Fort Myers' elite. Walk inside this gem today and you'll find intricate, antique furnishings, a grand stairway and one of a kind architecture you won't find anywhere else in Southwest Florida.  The home sits on two acres of lush gardens along the beautiful Caloosahatchee River, the perfect setting for the wedding you...

Built in 1901, this Georgian Revival Mansion was the scene of many social events that hosted the Fort Myers' elite. Walk inside this gem today and you'll find intricate, antique furnishings, a grand stairway and one of a kind architecture you won't find anywhere else in Southwest Florida.  The home sits on two acres of lush gardens along the beautiful Caloosahatchee River, the perfect setting for the wedding you've always dreamed of.  The bridal suite is upstairs and the groom suite is in a separate home attached to the mansion.  The grand dining room and dance porch are the ideal setting for your cocktail reception or rehearsal dinner.

The Burroughs Home has come alive once again under the management of Uncommon Friends Foundation. In addition to the weddings of Southwest Florida's most elite and trendy brides, the home is the perfect waterfront setting for private parties and events.  Tours of the home are also given by reservation.

The Burroughs Home was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 and as a local historic landmark in 1994.

Join our docents as they share the history and colorful tales of living in one of Fort Myers oldest homes. Tours are offered by Reservation Only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. Lunch on Mona's Famous Dancing Porch also offered, please call 239-337-9505 Reservations required.

Admission: Adults $12, Seniors $10.

Key Features

Weddings

Wedding Venues

Wedding Vendors

Wedding Services

Tours & Transportation

Tours

Things to Do

Spectator Sports

Sightseeing Tours

Outdoor Activities & Sports

Officiating

Museums & Science Centers

Meeting Facilities & Services

Meeting Facilities

Living History Performance

In-House Wedding Planner

Historic Sites

Historic Attraction

Guided Tours

Customized Tours

Attractions

Arts & Entertainment

Amenities

Location

Riverfront

Suitable for Ages

Seniors (55+), Adults (18+)

Time to Experience Activity

1 - 2 Hours

Availability

Daily

Disabled Traveler Information

Handicapped Parking, Ground-Floor Rooms, Disabled Accessible, Braille Signage, ADA Compliant

Category

Sightseeing Tours, Museum Historical, Living History Performance, Historic Attraction

Discounts

Senior Citizen Discount, Other Discount, Military Discount, Local Resident Discount

Meals Served

Lunch, Dinner

Restaurant Features

Waterfront Dining, Smoking Area, Outdoor Dining, Off-Site Catering, Live Music, Happy Hour, Full Bar, Catering

Tour Information

Guided Tours, Customized Tours

Tour Duration

1 hour

Tour Schedule

RSVP - Tues, Wed, Thurs

Meeting Facilities

Tables & Chairs, Outdoor Event Venues, Catering Managers

Wedding Services

Wedding/Reception Venues, Wedding Services, Officiating, In-House Wedding Planner

Key Features

Weddings

Wedding Venues

Wedding Vendors

Wedding Services

Tours & Transportation

Tours

Things to Do

Spectator Sports

Sightseeing Tours

Outdoor Activities & Sports

Officiating

Museums & Science Centers

Meeting Facilities & Services

Meeting Facilities

Living History Performance

In-House Wedding Planner

Historic Sites

Historic Attraction

Guided Tours

Customized Tours

Attractions

Arts & Entertainment

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