Mound House: Archaeological & Historic Site

Fort Myers Beach 451 Connecticut Street , Fort Myers Beach , FL 33931

(239) 765-0865

Discover an ancient island life beyond anything you've ever imagined, through hands-on experiences atop a 2,000-year-old Calusa Indian Shell Mound.

Immerse yourself in the natural environment of Estero Bay with guided kayak tours, family programs, boat trips, or see the museum.

Learn what archaeologists discovered about the Calusa Indians in a unique exhibit immersing guests inside the ancient shell mound. Mound House staff will lead you though an educational and entertaining experience you will never forget! The property grounds are pet friendly. 

Don’t miss this unique archaeological and historical site on Fort Myers Beach! 

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

Hours of Operation
  • January 1st to April 30th: Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00AM – 4:00AM
  • May 1st to December 31st: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 9:00AM – 4:00AM

Cost of Admission

Images provided by the Mound House courtesy of Main Sail Video Productions, Inc.


General Information: Open Year-Round

Location: Bayfront, Island

Suitable for Ages: All Ages

Time To Experience Activity: 1 - 2 Hours

Disabled Traveler Information: ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking

Guest Information: Family Friendly

Pet Information: Pet Friendly

Pet Types Allowed: Dogs must be on a leash

Activities: Children's Programs, Fishing, Kayaking

Facility Amenities: Boat Dock, Canoe/Kayak Launch, Parking, Picnic Area, Restrooms

Information/Services: Brochures

Category: Archaeological Site, Historic Attraction

Tour Information: Guided Tours

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