Veterans Receive Free Admission to Edison Ford on Memorial Day


Chris Pendleton, President & CEO Lisa Wilson, Public Relations Coordinator 239-334-7419    Veterans Receive Free Admission to Edison Ford on Memorial DayActive Military Receive Free Admission all Year Long 
FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 24, 2016) -- To honor the men and women who have served our country, Edison & Ford Winter Estates is offering free admission to United States veterans and their families on Memorial Day, May 29. Free admission includes an audio tour of the historic homes, gardens, laboratory and museum. Veterans also will receive a 10 percent discount on retail items purchased in the Museum Store, Ford Cottage Shoppe, Garden Shoppe and Edison Ford Shoppe at Bell Tower Shops.

To receive free admission, veterans must present a VA identification card or their DD214 papers. Current servicemen and women presenting active military identification will receive free admission throughout the year.

In addition, Edison Ford is a Blue Star Museums member and offers free admission to active duty military in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and NOAA Commissioned Corps when presenting a Geneva Convention Common Access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card. Up to five family members may be admitted free from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
For more information, visit or call 239-334-7419. 


Edison & Ford Winter Estates
Edison Ford is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Edison Ford has been awarded the National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures," a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. Recently, the Edison Botanical Laboratory was designated as a National Historic Chemical Landmark.