The Deering Estate provides a unique gateway to cultural and ecological exploration in Miami alongside a beautiful, natural setting for a variety of experiences. Enjoy a peaceful visit, view one of our many inspiring art and history exhibits, tour the historic homes, pack a picnic, visit one of our artist in resident studios, or simply take a walk along the boat basin located on Biscayne Bay.
For the more adventurous visitor, take a guided trail tour of the lush natural areas or enjoy regularly scheduled kayak tours, bird and butterfly walks, or night hikes. Learn more about the indigenous people and natural habitats of Florida as well as the many endangered species that frequent the property.
Special group tours, free lectures and readings, kids camps and programs, and a full calendar of events also make the Deering Estate the ideal destination for family outings, corporate groups, and community engagement.
Hours of Operation 10AM to 5 PM (no admission after 4PM) Open every day except Christmas and Thanksgiving.
Youth (ages 4-14): $7 Military & senior discounts $2 off on Tuesdays
Deering Estate Foundation Members: Free Become a member today!
Admission is purchased upon entry, located at the Main Gate on SW 72 Avenue.
Daily Guided Tours Guided Museum House Tours are held daily at 10:30AM, 12:30PM, and 3PM (June – September) and at 10:30AM and 3PM (October – May).
Guided Nature Preserve Tours are held daily (October through May) at 12:30PM. Please note that the Nature Preserve trail areas are accessible to guests only during the guided 12:30 tour, and that guests entering the Nature Preserve must be accompanied by a Deering Estate Staff Member.
All tours meet at the rocking chairs on the front porch of the Richmond Cottage.
Directions & Parking
Conveniently located in Miami-Dade County, the Deering Estate is just east of Old Cutler Road and SW 168 Street, accessible via the Florida Turnpike, US-1, and Old Cutler Road.
MetroRail to Dadeland South and take MetroBus 1 to SW 168Street or MetroBus 152 to SW 152 Street, then transfer to one of the IBus stops provided by Palmetto Bay that will drop you off at the Visitor Center parking lot.
Old Cutler Bike Path is a fully paved bike path, a full 11 miles from Coco Plum Circle, bikers can enjoy the scenery of parks including Matheson Hammock and the Deering Estate.
15 miles From Downtown Miami – Take I-95 South to South Dixie Highway; continue south to SW 168th Street. Turn left and travel east. Cross Old Cutler Road and the Visitor’s Center is about ½ block on the right.
From the Turnpike – Exit SW 152nd Street East (Coral Reef Drive). Continue east to Old Cutler Road (about 3 miles). Turn right on Old Cutler Road and travel south to SW 168th Street (about 1 mile). Turn left and parking and the Main Gate are available on SW 168 Street and 72 Avenue.
Important Do’s & Dont’s
We ask our patrons to join us in the stewardship of Deering Estate in order to protect the natural resources and the historic buildings.
• Refrain from making loud noises, feeding, harassing, or throwing objects at animals.
• Do not pick plants, flowers or climb trees.
• Stay on designated pathways.
• No flash photography or portrait photo-shoots are permitted inside the historic houses. For personal or professional photo shoots on the grounds of Deering Estate, please obtain a permit wristband upon arrival.
**Mangrove boardwalk closed until further notice**
The following items are prohibited: drones, balloons, pets, kites, bikes, balls, frisbees, skateboards, scooters, rollerblades, skates, grills, remote control boats / cars.
We appreciate your cooperation.
Whether you want to relax, explore, learn or celebrate we welcome you to discover more than you ever imagined at the Deering Estate.
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The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc. is a community-based charitable 501(c) 3 Florida Corporation dedicated to preserving and enhancing the Deering Estate, one of South Florida’s largest and most significant historical, archeological, architectural and environmental treasures.