Now open 9am to 4pm | Tues , Wed , Sat

Admission: Adults $10 | Students with college ID $8 | Ages 12 to 6 $5 | Ages 5 and under free


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About Mound House


History

Estero Island’s oldest standing structure at the Mound House has recently been restored to its 1921 grandeur and is now open as a cultural and environmental learning center. Mound House is a unique archaeological and historical site on Fort Myers Beach located directly on Estero Bay and offers a variety of programs for local residents, visitors and school groups. Experience this one of a kind museum that sits atop a 2,000 year old Calusa Indian Shell Mound.

Mound House Sunset/Full Moon Rising Guided Kayak Tour

6 p.m.-9 p.m., MAY 19, 20 and 21

Mound House – Fort Myers Beach

Scheduled to catch the full moon rising on a beautiful late spring sunset, participants will explore tidal creeks and winding mangrove tunnels extending into the hidden backwaters of Estero Bay as only a kayaker can. This unique tour offers a rare opportunity to experience the abundant life within our estuary in the quiet of twilight.

Reservations required: 239-765-0865
Cost: $60 per person, $30 members
When: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 19 – 21, beginning at 6 p.m.
Where: Mound House 451 Connecticut Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931
Regular hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Information: Call - 239-765-0865

Hours of Operation

January 1st to April 30th
Tuesday through Saturday
9am-4pm

May 1st to December 31st
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
9am-4pm

Admission

Adults = $10
Students with college ID= $8
Ages 12 to 6 = $5
Ages 5 and under free

May Events


May 3: TUES.

  • 9am – Guided Beach Walk (at Newton Beach Park), Free
  • 10am – Archaeology of the Mound House, $5, (Members free)
  • 1pm – Archaeology of the Mound House, $5, (Members free)

May 4: WED.

  • 10am – History of the Mound House Guided Tour, $5, (Members free)
  • 1pm - History of the Mound House Guided Tour, $5, (Members free)

May 7: SAT.

  • 10am – Archaeology Meets Ecology, $5, (Members free)
  • 1pm – Archaeology Meets Ecology, $5, (Members free)

May 10: TUES.

  • 9am – Guided Beach Walk (at Newton Beach Park), Free
  • 10am – Shells of our Shores, $5 (Members free)
  • 1pm – Shells of our Shores, $5 (Members free)

May 11: WED.

  • 10am – Live Creatures of the Gulf, $5, (Members free)
  • 1pm- Live Creatures of the Gulf, $5, (Members free)

May 14: SAT.

  • 10am – People of the Mound House, $5 (Members free)
  • 1pm – People of the Mound House, $5 (Members free)

May 17: TUES.

  • 9am – Guided Beach Walk (at Newton Beach Park), Free
  • 10am – Calusa Tools Demonstrations, $5 (Members free)
  • 1pm –Calusa Tools Demonstrations, $5 (Members free)

May 18: WED.

  • 10am –Gardens of the Mound House Walking Tour, $5 (Members free)
  • 1pm –Gardens of the Mound House Walking Tour, $5 (Members free)

May 21: SAT.

  • 10am - Archaeology of the Mound House, $5 (Members free)
  • 1pm- Archaeology of the Mound House, $5 (Members free)

May 24: TUES.

  • 9am - Guided Beach Walk (at Newton Beach Park), Free
  • 10am - Food, Fortunes, Medicines and Poisons Walking Tour, $5 (Members free)
  • 1pm - Food, Fortunes, Medicines and Poisons Walking Tour, $5 (Members free)

May 25: WED.

  • 9am – Beach Nesting Birds, $10 (Members, $5) Reservations recommended
  • 10am – History of the Mound House Guided Tour, $5 (Members free)
  • 1pm – History of the Mound House Guided Tour, $5 (Members free)

May 28: SAT.

  • 10am – Live Creatures of the Gulf, $5 (Members free)
  • 1pm- Live Creatures of the Gulf, $5 (Members free)

May 31: TUES.

  • 9am - Guided Beach Walk (at Newton Beach Park), Free
  • 10am – History Meets Biology, $5 (Members free)
  • 1pm- History Meets Biology, $5 (Members free)

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