Historic Palm Cottage™
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
At the corner of 12th Avenue South and Gulfshore Boulevard sits an exquisite example of Naples authentic charm, Historic Palm Cottage™. Under the preservation of the Naples Historical Society, the Palm Cottage™ house museum lets visitors experience the rustic, hand-crafted charm of Old Naples through guided tours where trained docents share unique insights, historic facts and colorful tales about this local architectural gem and the community surrounding it.
The oldest house in Naples (built in 1895) is constructed of tabby mortar, a hand-made concrete consisting of sand, shells and water. This two-story home was built by one of Naples founding residents, Walter N. Haldeman, and boasts 3,500 square feet of original and donated artwork, furnishings and tools spanning over 100 years.
Public tours of Historic Palm Cottage are:
Every Tuesday through Saturday.
Hours: 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
No reservations necessary.
Admission is $10/person. Members and children 10 and under are free.
This tour includes a docent-guided tour of Palm Cottage and self-guided tour of The Norris Gardens. Tour length varies by the visitor: 20 – 60 minutes, based on your interest. Directions.
To Book a Tour, Members please call 239-261-8164 and Nonmembers please call 800-979-3370.
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