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Good overview of Miami history

The museum is located in the Miami-Dade cultural centre, just next to the main courthouse. We very... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Part of Art Basel

HistoryMiami is a great Museum that provides the foundation of the creation of Miami. Parking at... read more

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HistoryMiami is the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, organizing, preserving and celebrating Miami's history as the unique crossroads of the Americas.
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101 W Flagler St, Miami, FL 33130-1535
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Reviewed 1 week ago

HistoryMiami is a great Museum that provides the foundation of the creation of Miami. Parking at the Miami-Dade Cultural Center Parking Garage at (50 NW 2nd Avenue) is a flat $5 if validated at HistoryMiami. I saw Frank Sinatra in 2016 but now there is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Miami has a rich history, but people make history, not relics. If found the emphasis on social history to be quite fascinating. Miami was a boom city of the 20th century, it has grown from a swamp to be a metropolis of 5 million people...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

It was a nice visit, but it does not deserve a second one. I expected more info about Miami during the beginnings of this city,

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Merker Moreira M
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

History Miami provides a detail accounting of Miami’s history and culture. If you are a local, it will bring to light how Miami grew from it’s early days as a frontier town to the multicultural city it is today. Tourists will capture the interesting aspects...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2kC5c
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

For such a wealthy place like Miami we kind of expected a better history museum. The buildings look impressive from the outside, and are in the now rather shaby centre of town. Inside though we found the whole set up rather disappointing. Curation seems to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zurichgrad
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I have been a fan of Dr. Paul George’s HistoryMiami tours for years. I’ve taken them on foot, by bus and by boat. One of my favorites is the Miami River Cruise, and here’s why. Although Miami is known for its beaches, the river is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Annalisad65
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

My grandmother and I took a trip to the HistoryMiami Museum expecting to spend a little over an hour looking at art and other forms of history. However, we were so entranced by the displays and exhibits we spent three hours at the museum! It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mina D
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We took our time visiting this museum and read all the plaques, enjoyed the abundance of old pictures and felt we left educated about the history of the area. I was surprised there was not more in-depth information on the influence religious groups and influx...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 9 June 2018

The museum is located in the Miami-Dade cultural centre, just next to the main courthouse. We very much enjoyed our look round the main exhibition detailing a wide range of issues relating to the history of the city. Unfortunately we ran out of time to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Travelfromessex
Reviewed 5 June 2018

What an interesting museum. It’s split into two buildings with multiple exhibits in each. Most of the exhibits are artefacts focusing on Miami’s subcultures such as the biking community, LGBTQ, the Cuban community etc. There’s also artefacts dating back to the 40-60s, which were used...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Aransas | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I stayed on Miami beach. This museum is in the center of the city of Miami. But you can use the Trip advisor to locate a hotel nearby.