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Bass Museum of Art

2121 Park Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (City Center)
305-673-7530
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Ranked #23 of 49 attractions in Miami Beach
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Type: Art Museums
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Miami Beach, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I like the exhibition done with found objects. What normally would be considered trash was recycled into a tapestries of art. I like the video interview with the artist giving a further incite. The video of this international installation was also every interesting. I always like going to the Bass because their exhibits are so unusual. This one from a... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Bass is a great escape. Curated shows as well as a interesting private collection. tThe museum has a great lawn and a sculpture park that leads to the beach. Make sure you plan a stop at the museum.

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New York City
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is a truly lovely art museum, with interesting exhibits and lecture series. Not too crowded, so it's great for a relaxed stroll through its galleries.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Here is the deal! This museum is a great stop on your visit to the area. It is very inexpensive and you only need about an hour to see the entire museum, but i think that's great! We stopped by at the end of our visit to Miami, AFTER already having been to Vizcaya and a few local shops. It... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I have been to many museums all over the world - this one is definitely on the smaller side. Their current exhibit was trash- art from Ghana - which was absolutely stunning - the time invested in building the artwork definitely deserves a round of applause. Loved the coffins with Egyptian mummies - how amazing to preserve a human for... More

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chicago
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The current Vanitas exhibit motivated me to leave the beach and get some culture! The exhibit is tiny, but incredible. They have interesting pieces throughout the museum and even a mummy. Well worth the $8 entrance fee. Limited hours- 12P-5P.

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Doral, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

When I was living in Miami I prepared a "Cultural Agenda" that included some museums, gardens and art galleries. The Bass Museum of Art was one of them and, incidentally, was the first place I visited. I originally though the museum was small and the collection was too diverse for my taste, but when I visited other museums in the... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This may be a nice museum but don't even try to drive to see it. There is NO parking anwhere around the museum. The web site says there is a small parking lot. Only has about 12 space that I saw no moment in turning over. After driving around the area for 20 minutes I gave up and left.

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Kemah, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Nice small museum. There are several exhibits on a variety of topics, including mummies and modern art.

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Sussex
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39 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

An odd mix of things. We spend about an hour looking around and the ticket price was fair value for money. Would have liked to have seen more.

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