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Explore Stranahan House at your own Pace!

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The tours at Stranahan House are self-guided audio tours in which each guest will have a personal listening wand. Guests can go at their own pace through each room listening, relistening, or skipping the content as they see fit. Throughout the house, there will be volunteers stationed to help with the technology or answer any questions guests may have about the house and its history. The 45 minute recording will give information about Frank and Ivy Stranahan, their childhoods, their lives together, and the history of the city.

Tour booking times are in 30-minute intervals to help keep the pace and guests are allowed to start their tour anytime during their 30-minute booking. To book, click the date you are interested in coming, then choose from the times available. If you have questions, call Stranahan House at 954-524-4736.

Children 4 years of age and under are free to attend. However, we encourage parents and guardians to consider the maturity and attention span of their young ones. The content and pace of our tours may not align with the entertainment expectations of younger children, which could impact the enjoyment of other participants.

We love all Broward County teachers, from the first (Ivy Stranahan) to the newest! Bring your Broward County teacher ID and get a $5 discount on your guided tour ticket!

If you are interested in an experienced docent to guide you through the house for a 1+ hour tour, please follow this link to find the upcoming availabilities:

Support has been provided by the following Funds at the Community Foundation of Broward:

Anonymous Fund
Leo M. and Alice J. Rutten Fund
William A. Krueger Charitable Fund
Linda and Michael Carter Fund

What to Bring

You will be on our feet for the duration of your stay so please wear comfortable shoes


Please note that like many metropolitan areas, parking is limited. We have 1 handicap accessible parking spot available to anyone with a handicap placard on a first come, first serve basis. For all other parking, please use the lot to the East of Boathouse at the Riverside (620 SE 4th Street) and then walk about 150 yards to our gate.

Refund Policy

Refunds can be issued with at least 24 hours notice before scheduled tour times, so that we may make staffing adjustments with ample notice. We highly encourage you to call the office if you get lost on your way here and we will be more than happy to assist in directing you to our location. Self-guided tours are available until we close each day at 4:00pm. Guests arriving after 4:00pm on the day of their scheduled time will be ineligable for refunds.


The Stranahan House Museum proudly partners with Museums for All! This program is valid for all EBT card holders. Admission to Stranahan House is $3 for each EBT cardholder and 1 additional person. Email to book your tickets.   ***Code users must present EBT card and photo ID upon checkin to receive discount. If EBT card is not presented, full price for the tour will be charged.*** Not valid for field trips or special events.


The Stranahan House Museum proudly partners with the Better Days Foundation, a Florida-based environmental 501c3 with 2 fundamental goals;
to Inspire, empower, and to educate, and to lead the way by organizing Beach Cleanups as a way to bring communities together, educate people on the dangers of plastic and how a simple act like taking a walk on the beach picking up some garbage can create change.


To ensure accessibility, we have ramps leading up to the first floor of the house, allowing tour guests in wheelchairs to enjoy the entire first floor. However, our second floor is accessible only by stairs. Preserving the historic nature of the house presents challenges in altering the interior or exterior to accommodate accessibility. Nonetheless, we do offer a virtual tour featuring informational videos of each of the rooms upstairs which provide an alternative experience for those who cannot access the second floor in person. These videos also contain a sign-language interpreter translating the audio into ASL for guests with hearing impairments. We also offer a handicap accessible parking space in our parking lot, please call the office if you’d like to use the space for your tour so that we may open our gate for you. For more information about our accessibility information and our Service Animal policy, please call our office at (954)-524-4736 or email our office manager Brittany at

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