Here’s what you need to know before embarking on an unforgettable adventure through Calusa culture and Fort Myers history.

Hours of Operation
January 1st to April 30th
Tuesday through Saturday
9:00AM – 4:00AM

May 1st to December 31st
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday
9:00AM – 4:00AM

Cost of Admission
Adults: $10
Student With College ID: $8
Ages 6 – 12: $5
Ages 5 And Under: FREE
With Membership: FREE

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NEW! MOUND KEY BOAT TOURS

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Leaving port from Fish Tale Marina, board the Estero Bay Express on an exclusive experience to Mound House and onto Mound Key, Capital of the Calusa. At both sites you will learn about the rich history of the Calusa as well as new findings scientists are discovering about this ancient society. Guests will disembark from the boat to hike the trails of Mound Key. All along the way, discover the ecology of Estero Bay as you search for diverse wildlife including dolphins, manatees, and birds. This trip requires walking and travelling over rough terrain.

Reservations required.
Call 239-765-0865 for more information and to secure reservations.
COST: $55 per person; Members $50. Weather permitting.

NEW! GUIDED KAYAK ECO-TOUR

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Explore the winding mangrove creeks and hidden backwaters of Estero Bay as only a kayaker can. This unique eco-tour is guided by Dexter Norris, biologist, naturalist and Mound House Environmental Educator. Experience the abundant natural beauty of the ancient realm of the Calusa. Search for birds, fish, manatees and dolphins as you paddle through the Estero and Hell Peckney bays in a tandem kayak. Conditions permitting, the tour includes a stop at Dog Key archaeological site. Mound House kayak tours are conducted in accordance with Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism guidelines. All paddling equipment provided. Weather permitting.

Reservations required.
Call 239-765-0865 for more information and to secure reservations.
COST: $45 per person (Members $15) Museum Admission included. Private group tours available.

NEW! SUNSET FULL-MOON RISING KAYAK TOURS

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Scheduled to catch the full moon rising on a beautiful 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 rare opportunity to experience the abundant life within our estuary in the quiet of twilight.

Reservations required.
Call 239-765-0865 for more information and to secure reservations.
COST: $50 per person (Members $25) All paddling equipment provided.

august

18aug9:00 am- 11:59 pmMound House Museum Closed.

19aug8:30 am- 9:00 amNew! Family Fun Kayak Tour- for ages 6 and up

19aug11:00 am- 12:00 pmNew! Crafting with Nature

19aug2:00 pm- 3:00 pmGuided Tour

22aug9:00 am- 10:00 amGuided Beach Walk

22aug11:00 am- 12:00 pmGuided Tour

22aug1:00 pm- 2:00 pmCool Calusa Indian Tools and Weapons

22aug2:00 pm- 3:00 pmGuided Tour

23aug11:00 am- 12:00 pmGuided Tour

23aug1:00 pm- 2:00 pmCalusa Indian Shell Mound Tour

23aug2:00 pm- 3:00 pmGuided Tour

24aug8:00 am- 9:00 amGuided Kayak Eco-Tours

26aug8:00 am- 9:00 amGuided Kayak Eco-Tours

26aug10:00 am- 11:00 amArchaeology of the Mound House

26aug11:00 am- 12:00 pmCalusa Indian Shell Mound Tour

26aug2:00 pm- 3:00 pmGuided Tour

Mound House is Located On Estero Island
451 Connecticut St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931