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Stranahan House

Closed Now: 13:00 - 16:00
Open today: 13:00 - 16:00
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Very cool place!

I came here as a school project with my son. The docents are extremely knowledgeable and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Davie, Florida
Stranahan House

Peter did a great job on taking us thru the tour. He was very informative. We liked the tour & were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The Historic Stranahan House Museum is the City's oldest surviving structure. The story of the Stranahan House is the story of a family, a house, and a city. The Stranahan House was built in 1901 by Frank Stranahan, Fort Lauderdale's founding...more
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335 SE 6th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2256
Downtown Fort Lauderdale
+1 954-524-4736
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I came here as a school project with my son. The docents are extremely knowledgeable and enjoy sharing stories and history. I am definitely glad we found this gem.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pennie727
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Peter did a great job on taking us thru the tour. He was very informative. We liked the tour & were impressed with shim.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Curious264005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

firstly right in the heart of Fort Lauderdale . In fact tucked away among the high rises. The parking is fine though a tad convoluted-- Re: parking garage etc. Now our visit was on a weekend so I really can't speak for a weekday. Very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sonnienegroso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful tour. Our tour guide Tom was full of interesting historical information about the house and grounds as well as the surrounding area. We were from New England visiting with family members who lived locally and it was a fun time for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jen B
Reviewed 7 November 2018

An interesting piece of the early history of Ft Lauderdale and an insight to life there in the days of that frontier in America.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The Stranahan House is a charming place in the center of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Tours are available. Great way to get educated on the Stranahans and their contributions to Fort Lauderdale.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robyn R
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Tommy was an excellent guide, informing us of the story of the Stranahans, founders of Ft Lauderdale, and also giving us info about the house itself. Well worth the visit and a little bit different from you typical house tour of the rich and famous

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

#Stranahan House #GreatTake #FamiliesOfAllKinds #TomTourGuideISAwesome This is a bit of ol' Florida that exceeds at exposing you to how we got to this day.Very informative, educational and entertaining. We loved it.Took Family from Boston and a great time was had by all. The kind Gentlemen...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 24 October 2018

My husband and I set out from the Fairfield Inn on S. Federal Ave. towards Las Olas Boulevard to visit this house. Our phone GPS said it was 1.1 miles away. As we walked towards the river, my husband spotted the house right in front...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nprus
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Interesting to see how people lived in the part of the world long time ago. Hope the building will withstand development of another high rise building

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jim M
27 July 2018|
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Response from 967maureenf | Reviewed this property |
I believe the ghost tours run most evenings.
14 January 2018|
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Response from Bob499181 | Reviewed this property |
$12 for adults. Well worth the price for the one hour tour. The historian shared lots of history.
5 July 2017|
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Response from kathymc2017 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I did not go on the ghost tour. The guide we had said he ran those tours though and he really had a love of the Stranahan house.