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Coral Castle Museum

Supernatural or Science?

If you had visited Coral Castle in the 1940s you would have been greeted enthusiastically by a man weighing a mere 100 pounds and standing just over 5 feet tall. He would have asked you for ten cents admission and introduced you to his fantasy world.

As you moved around his sculpture garden in stone, and the significance of each piece was explained, you would have been witness to the great pride Ed Leedskalnin took in his work.

Since it is documented that no one ever witnessed Ed's labor in building his beloved Coral Castle, some have said he had supernatural powers. Ed would only say that he knew the secrets used to build the ancient pyramids and if he could learn them, you could too.

Today, you can tour the Coral Castle using our knowledgeable guides providing continuous tours. Features of the Coral Castle Museum include a 9-ton gate, a Polaris telescope, the only one in the world with Seasons.

We wonder what was the inspiration that could cause a man to spend 28 years to carve a Coral Castle from the ground up using nothing but home made tools. An homage to unrequited love? Perhaps to illustrate ancient sciences that defy gravity? Or, maybe just sheer, raw human determination? The Coral Castle is an everlasting mystery to those who explore it.

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Contact Person Laura Maye
Phone (305) 248-6345
Address 28655 South Dixie Highway, Miami, 33033
Is your facility handicapped accessible Yes
Is kosher catering available No
Is outside kosher catering permitted? Yes
Is the facility indoor only, outdoor only, or both? Outdoor Only
Does your facility have guest rooms No
Does your facility have air conditioning Yes
Maximum capacity with dancing 400
Maximum capacity without dancing 400
Facility restrictions None
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