Plan Your Visit

Please review the Deering Estate COVID-19 Operations Update page and details of the recent Executive Orders before visiting the Estate. It contains important health and safety information for visitors and employees, which include social distancing, the use of face coverings, and limitations on gatherings of more than 10 people, amongst other limitations.

See or the “New Normal” page at

Admission Info

Hours of Operation
10AM to 5 PM (no admission after 4PM)
Open every day except Christmas and Thanksgiving.

General Admission
Adults (15+): $15
Youth (4-14): $7

Ages 3 & under: Free
Seniors (65+),  Active Duty Military, and Honorably Discharged Veterans: $2.00 off on Tuesdays

Deering Estate Foundation Members: Free
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Admission is purchased upon entry, located at the Main Gate on SW 72 Avenue.

Site Map

The Historic House Museums and administration buildings onsite at the Deering Estate are currently closed to visitors. As of July 8th, and until further notice, the museums remain closed and guided access of the museums will not be offered.

Please review the Deering Estate COVID-19 Operations Update page before visiting the Estate.

During this time, follow Deering Estate on social media @DeeringEstate and join us for the “Deering @ Home” virtual series featuring the wonders of the Deering Estate where you can explore & learn about the history, events and people that shaped today’s Deering Estate from the comfort of your home. #DeeringatHome #BehindClosedDoors #VirtualDeering. You can also view videos here.

 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 photography or photo shoots on the grounds of Deering Estate, please obtain a permit wristband upon arrival.
  • Mangrove boardwalk is closed until further notice.

The following items are prohibited: drones, balloons, pets, kites, bikes, balls, frisbees, skateboards, scooters, rollerblades, skates, BBQ’s/barbecues, grills, remote control boats / cars. 

We appreciate your cooperation.

Contact Us

Whether you want to relax, explore, learn or celebrate we welcome you to discover more than you ever imagined at the Deering Estate.

Do you need additional information to plan your visit? Contact Us!

Operating Hours:  10AM to 5 PM (no admission after 4PM).
The South Hammock Trail and Main Grounds are open seven days a week from 10 AM to 5 PM for self-guided tours. Open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas. 
*Tours subject to change; blackout dates may apply. Museums may be closed during special events or at other times without notice. 

Upcoming Events

  1. Daily Historic Tours

    January 1 - December 31
  2. Spring Contemporary

    May 18 - October 31
  3. Exhibit, Meg Wallace: Mother Mangroves

    July 10 - September 30
  4. Kayak Rentals

    August 6 - December 31
  5. Butterfly Walk

    September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  6. Historic Ghost Tour – Sold Out!

    September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  7. Full Moon Yoga, Harvest Moon (Last Yoga Class until April!)

    September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
  8. Moonrise Photography

    October 1
  9. Moonlight Kayak Tour

    October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  10. Nature Photography

    October 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Protecting and Preserving

Endangered species, terrestrial caves, archaeological sites and seven unique native Florida habitats in a single location.

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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.