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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Address: 3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129 (Coconut Grove)
Phone Number: 305-250-9133
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Ranked #4 of 279 things to do in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, Gardens, Art museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Built in 1916 as a winter retreat, this lavish villa is a tribute to...
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Type: Historic sites, Gardens, Art museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: Built in 1916 as a winter retreat, this lavish villa is a tribute to the Italian Renaissance. The museum contains much of the original furnishings and artwork, and is surrounded by lush, formal gardens.
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you are a fan of historic homes it is worth your time and provides a great break from the beach. You'll need about three hours to view the house, grounds and gardens. Very reasonably priced . . . The audio tour is only $5. We arrived at 10:00 am on a Sunday and literally walked right in. When we... More 

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Calabash, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

The home and the gardens were awesome. It is hard to believe that one person could have the money to build this place. The view of the bay with the concrete barge in sight was unbelievable. It was a great way to spend a beautiful Florida afternoon.

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Troy, MI
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170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

A beautiful and interesting look into the past and a lifestyle that no longer exists. The audio tour is very well done and gives a lot of extra information about the house and grounds. It is worth the extra $5 and takes about 2 1/2 hours to do it all.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Vizcaya is not my style at all....heavily over-decorated in an attempt to recreate an Italian villa. There are antiquities here, but they are placed without grace or style. This is personal opinion, of course, but the real disappointment is that there is no history here. On the property, you will hear very little about the man who built the house.... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The place is a really pleasant place to spend 2 or 3 hours. If you would like to take a look around a unique property, enjoy a nice garden, and aren't down to your last $18, you will be happy. If you are so cheap that you expect Disney World for $18, then you will be disappointed. I was astonished... More 

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Doral, Florida
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a must for any South Florida visitors and for locals as well. This was the place selected for the meeting of President Reagan with Pope John Paul II during the papal visit to the USA in September 1987. The place is a magnificent palace next to the Bay surrounded by very tradicional European gardens. The... More 

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Elmira, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited Miami for a concert and had the next day to do a little touring...we didn't know anything about the area and flipped through a tour book and fell upon the Viscaya Museum and Gardens. What a delight. We began with a walk through the gardens which we thoroughly enjoyed, then joined our guided tour through the first floor.... More 

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Warminster, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Wow! A gorgeous home with beautiful gardens in a spectacular location. Can't say enough about this attraction. However, probably not suited for children. Priced right, and audio tour for additional $5 is well worth the extra cost.

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New York, NY
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

If you like visiting old mansions/gardens, this is a great choice. The setting, right on the ocean/bay, is spectacular. Walking out onto the west terrace and seeing the expanse of water, with a huge stone sculpture of a barge by A. Stirling Calder (grandfather to Alexander Calder of mobile fame) was a treat. You could just imagine what Deering's guests... More 

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DeBary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Walking down the drive to enter Viscaya is a real treat. It slowly lifts you into yesteryear when private estates were this magnificent! A Miami Jewel not to be missed! Cheers to all the folks who work so hard to keep it maintained and relevant in our time. Do not miss the gardens - you cannot get lost as in... More 

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