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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

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Address: 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone Number: +1 305-531-1001
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the...
A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
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the first floor is free. But if you want to go upstairs it a fee. The art here was real informative. I like the big robot. They also had an old time generator, it was real big.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

the first floor is free. But if you want to go upstairs it a fee. The art here was real informative. I like the big robot. They also had an old time generator, it was real big.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is a fun museum to visit in the Art Deco District. When we were there, they had an exhibit about the post-Confederacy women artists from Sophie Newcomb College (New Orleans). The exhibit was well curated and informative. The permanent collection includes beautiful architectural details from Art Deco buildings including the showpiece window right inside the entrance. Outside the third... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

An extraordinary collection of 20th Century decorative arts and propaganda related posters and objects. South Beach parking very challenging, however. Best to visit by taxi or bus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great place to go for some insights into Miami's art-deco heritage and there are gorgeous items on display. The shop is a treat too.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The story behind the building and the owner are very interesting as is the permanent collection. Wasn't horribly impressed with the pottery collection they had, but thats just me.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This light and airy museum on Washington/10th is just about the best permanent collection of art deco around. Paintings, sculptures, artefacts - even a wonderful stained glass window. All easily accessible, photography allowed everywhere except visiting exhibitions (copyright), friendly, helpful staff. A good place to spend an hour or so.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

With such a large collection given to the museum, expected to see more than the few items that were on display.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I haven't been in a while and it was great to re-visit. They have a wonderful permanent collection that they rotate so we saw new items. The current exhibit was very well done with clear explanations of the items and the history of them. Great gift shop and restaurant. Get out of the heat and visit the Wolfsonian when you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Interesting collection. Friendly staff. Great cafe and gift shop. Complimentary on Friday evenings. Check website for current events.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A lot of interesting things they have on display like old toasters, tv and radios. The gift shop had a lot of fun things too bad we didn't have room to take more stuff home.

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Additional Information about The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

Address: 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone Number: +1 305-531-1001
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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