May 1 - Oct 17, 2017 954-563-5393 2-for-1 admission to guided tour of the house and self-guided tour of the grounds $20 house and grounds. Tues-Sun 9am-4pm.
Nestled among miles of beachfront development are 35 acres of a pristine barrier island ecosystem that make up the Bonnet House estate. Situated along Fort Lauderdale Beach, guided tours lead visitors and students through the main house, outbuildings, and extensive grounds which depict both the Bartlett's lifestyle and how the estate staff lived and worked. A special focus on the tour are the paintings of Bartlett's artist wife Evelyn and her collection of animal sculpture from Southeast Asia and Africa. see one of the finest orchid collections in the U.S., and catch a glimpse of playful monkeys and a majestic swan.