Coral Gables Merrick House

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907 Coral Way
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-774-0155

Coral Gables Merrick House office is located above garage behind CG Merrick House:
907 Coral Way
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-722-8715

Historical Resources & Cultural Arts administrative offices are located at:
2327 Salzedo Street, second floor
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-460-5093

Events

April 28, 2019:  Coral Gables Merrick House How Her Garden Grows (an Earth Day event FREE to general public) – house open; food, music, demonstrations from 1:00 till 4:00 PM – great fun for the whole family!

Tour Schedule

OPEN for docent-guided tours Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 PM for the entire month of February 2019 and open March 2019 on Saturdays and Sundays except for March 16th.  Open throughout the month of April 2019 except for April 20th and April 21st. Each tour lasts 50-60 minutes and includes nearly every room in the house (14 of them), downstairs and upstairs. Docents discuss Solomon Greasley and Althea Fink Merrick’s family background, their home’s furnishings and architectural details, and their son George Merrick’s dreams and endeavors. Visitors may roam the grounds, which offer a wraparound veranda, a community garden, Althea’s garden and statue, native trees and plants, a historic plaque, a coral-rock grotto, and two ponds (with lily pads and koi fish). Admission (see below) is cash only, and gifts are available for purchase inside the house before or after tours.

If a small group wishes to tour the house on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, arrangements must be made at least two weeks in advance by phoning Coral Gables Merrick House office weekdays at 305-722-8715, or Historical Resources and Cultural Arts administrative offices weekdays at 305-460-5093, or by e-mailing requests to lyusko@coralgables.com.

Volunteer docents give the tours. Before visiting Coral Gables Merrick House, please call the house phone at 305-774-0155 and listen to the recording to confirm it will be open.

Admission (cash only)
Adults: $5.00
Seniors/Military: $4.00
Students (older students must provide ID): $3.00
Children under six: free

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