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


Find Out More About Mound House

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.

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

December Events


Dec 3: SAT.

  • 10am- History of the Mound House, $5 (Members free)

Dec 6: TUES.

  • 9am – Guided Beach Walk (at Newton Beach Park), Free
  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 10am –Gardens of the Mound House Walking Tour, $5 (Members free)

Dec 7: WED.

  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 10am – What Does it Take to be an Archaeologist? $5 (Members free)

Dec 10: SAT.

  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 2pm –Cool Calusa Indian Tools and Weapons, $5 (Members free)

Dec 13: TUES.

  • 9am – Guided Beach Walk (at Newton Beach Park), Free
  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 10am – Settlers of the Shells Tour, $5 (Members free)

Dec 14: WED.

  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 10am – Calusa Indian Culture, $5 (Members free)

Dec 17: SAT.

  • 10am- Calusa Indian Shell Mound Tour, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)

Dec 20: TUES.

  • 9am – Guided Beach Walk (at Newton Beach Park), Free
  • 10am- Calusa Indian Shell Mound Tour, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)

Dec 21: WED.

  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 10am- Calusa Indian Crafts, $5 (Members free)
  • 2pm- Gardens of the Mound House Walking Tour, $5 (Members free)

Dec 24: SAT.

  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 10am- Calusa Indian Art, $5 (Members free)
  • 2pm – Settlers of the Shells Tour, $5 (Members free)

Dec 27: TUES.

  • 9am – Guided Beach Walk (at Newton Beach Park), Free
  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 10am- Cool Calusa Indian Tools and Weapons, $5 (Members free)
  • 2pm – Gardens of the Mound House Walking Tour, $5 (Members free)

Dec 28: WED.

  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 10am – What Does it Take to be an Archaeologist? $5 (Members free)
  • 2pm- Calusa Indian Shell Mound Tour, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)

Dec 31: SAT.

  • 9am until 3pm- New! Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (Members free)
  • 10am- Calusa Indian Masks, $5 (Members free)
  • 2pm-History of the Mound House, Free- Happy Birthday Town of Fort Myers Beach!

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