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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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Nice little museum in the heart of the Art Deco district

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
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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Sharpsville, Pennsylvania
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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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Miami Beach, Florida
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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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Portland, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The eclectic collection of memorabilia from global wandering was not dissimilar from the Burrell Collection in Glasgow, Scotland. It is displayed very tastefully with space and light to enjoy the exhibits. The Wolfsonian provides a very pleasant refuge from the sun when Miami gets just a little bit too warm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Wonderful collection of Art Deco treasures--from pieces of the Woolworth Building in NYC to rescued pieces from Old Miami. A must see for archilovers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I had a really good time at this museum. It is very cheap (cost me 3$). Make sure you like design and old furniture from the 20s since there's no paintings or such things.

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Additional Information about The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

Address: 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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