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Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage

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Nice place to visit if interested in naples history

This was nice to see how homes were built and the history of Naples, Fl. It's in a good location... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sunshine3215
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Naples, Florida
Great visit!

Visited the Palm Cottage with my 88 year old mother who recently moved to Naples. Very informative... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
HankBroz
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage is Naples oldest house (1895) and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Open for house tours and historic district walking tours.
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137 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34106
Old Naples
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+1 239-261-8164
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Reviewed 2 days ago

booked the entire cottage for a group trip for my residents what neat place to visit to learn the history of Naples Florida.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was nice to see how homes were built and the history of Naples, Fl. It's in a good location and there are many places to eat afterwards.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your support and 5 star review!! We rely on people like you to help spread the word!

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the Palm Cottage with my 88 year old mother who recently moved to Naples. Very informative about the history of the city and its colorful founders and pioneers. Our guide, Suze, was a gem, and accommodating regarding Mom's mobility issues. Second floor was a...More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your support and 5 star review!! We're thrilled you both enjoyed the docent guided tour! Yes, Suz is truly a gem of a docent!! We rely on reviewers like you to spread the word, thank you!! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Always enjoy the history in traveling on business. great tour, Kathy was a treat Learned why the towns of Italian names, the Collier hisstory and of course the cottage itselfMore

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for your support and 5 star review!!! We're thrilled you enjoyed your docent guided tour, and learned a lot of history! Thank you again for taking the time to leave your wonderful review and help us keep Naples history alive. We hope to...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Great knowledge of Olde Naples and the people who helped form it, lovely old paintings and photographs, well worth a visit.

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for your support, and star review!! We rely on people like you to help preserve Naples history :) We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

This is a terrific, small museum which should be seen by all who live in Naples or vacation in Naples. It is a wonderful slice of Old Naples as it was since 1895. A lot of the area has been torn down and rebuilt so...More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you so much for your support and taking the time to write your wonderful review!! We're so happy you enjoyed your docent guided tour at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage. Preservation is our motto!! We hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Cissie gave a great tour and had a wealth of information regarding the history of Naples and the beautiful Palms Cottage. This is a great way to learn about the city while visiting.

Thank Stephen S
Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you for your support and 5 star review!! We'll be sure to let Cissie know how much you enjoyed her docent guided tour! We rely on reviews like yours to keep Naples History alive! We hope to see you again very soon :)

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum in a pretty cottage, near to Naples pier and Third Street ; cost $13. We were greeted warmly by one of the guides, who told us a little about the house.We took a self guided tour, guided ran hourly .each...More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you for your support and 5 star review! We're thrilled you enjoyed your docent guided tour so much! There is a lot of history in this little town :) We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Don't miss this gem right near the Pier in Naples. Following a great movie in a separate building, a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable docent provides a wonderful tour around this magical palm cottage which houses all of Naples history. We became members on the spot,...More

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Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

WOW! Thank you for becoming a member! As a member, you have free admission to tours. We're looking forward to seeing you again very soon when the Christmas decorations are up! Thank you for your support and wonderful review!!

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Very interesting tour of the house given by a volunteer guide, who had real deep knowledge of how Naples was built and the personalities who built the town. Good value for money and a great cause.

Thank mike g
Napleshistoricalsoci, Manager at Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and support!! We're so happy you enjoyed your docent guided tour, and gave us a fabulous review!! Thank you for spreading the word! We hope to see you again soon :)

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Dolores W
10 April 2017|
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Response from Napleshistoricalsoci | Property representative |
We have house tours available, as well as walking tours. The walking tours consist of an approximate one mile walk through Naples Historical District, and a docent guided house tour. The house tour consists of an... More
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nortonlisaa
7 February 2017|
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Response from Napleshistoricalsoci | Property representative |
Our walking tour is one mile in length and lasts for 1.5 hours outside, then about 30 minutes in Historic Palm Cottage. While we stop along the way to make a point, there is not a resting area, nor is there access to... More
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NaplesHistSoc
8 February 2016|
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