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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

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Good place when it rains!!

Loved our trip around here and looking at the art deco exhibits. Also has an amazing gift shop and... read more

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insight into art deco

Not a large museum but a wonderful collection very attractively displayed and good specially... read more

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A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
+1 305-531-1001
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved our trip around here and looking at the art deco exhibits. Also has an amazing gift shop and great (very reasonably priced) cafe

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CameramanGraham
Reviewed yesterday

Not a large museum but a wonderful collection very attractively displayed and good specially exhibitions. Excellent quirky gift shop

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank grum99
Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting Art Deco museum slightly unknown, located towards the South end of Miami Beach. Odd collection of a couple of hundreds of art deco items, interesting inside architecture. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With four floors of exhibits, this is a real gem. When we visited, they had a special exhibit of 20th century Italian textile designs. The emphasis on design and innovation, both domestic and industrial, yields an eclectic and historically informative experience. You will come away...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kathy_56_jb
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the largest University art collection in the country. It focuses on the decorative arts, appliances from the 1930s, propaganda materials and how they get their message across to the general population. According to their website, they “use the collection to illustrate the pervasive...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum collects 20th century design pieces & 20th century political memorabilia. It is a fascinating, if rather odd & eclectic collection. Well worth a visit if only to escape from the hedonistic chaos of South Beach for a couple of hours.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joe O
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wolfsonian is full of both grand and everyday art deco wonders. The museum covers art, architecture, furniture, and inventions of everyday life--from toasters to elegant tea services designed for royalty. I was surprised by many things invented during the art deco period that we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stay59953079999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miami is a surprisingly sophisticated destination -- i had no idea there would be so many wonderful museums, theaters, bookstores etc. But my hands-down favorite is this compact gem of a design museum, dedicated to the seductive streamlined charm of Art Deco. Conveniently located right...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank arcadiapix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum presents a marvelous collection of Art Deco artifacts from around the world. Paintings, Iron entrance gates, statuary, household items, home designs, and much more! This is a must visit in South Beach.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JoelBx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely, intimate and quiet museum, a gem really! The Wolfsonian has great pieces on exhibition with a story to go trough and everything is wonderfully explained that you can go knowing “almost everything” that you need to know. The Art Deco pieces are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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I am sorry to say but I don't remember - if there was a fee it was not abusive