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

Tour Schedule

OPEN for docent-guided tours Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 PM on the following dates in May and June: May 4th, May 5th, May 11th, May 18th, May 19th, June 1st, June 2nd, June 8th, June 15th, June 22nd, June 23, June 29th, June 30th. 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.

House Closures:

  • House CLOSED for public tours Sunday, June 9, 2019, for ticketed event, ROYAL POINCIANA FIESTA Garden Tea from 1:30-4:30 PM ($20/person) and Royal Poincianas in Bloom Trolley Tour of Coral Gables from 2:30-4:30 PM ($20/person) at Coral Gables Merrick House.
  • House CLOSED for public tours Sunday, June 16, 2019, for Father’s Day.
  • House CLOSED entire month of JULY, 2019; reopening for docent-guided tours sometime in August .     

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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