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HistoryMiami

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Neighborhood: Downtown
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Address: 101 W Flagler St, Miami, FL 33130-1535
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+1 305-375-1492
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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HistoryMiami is the premier cultural institution committed to gathering,...

HistoryMiami is the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, organizing, preserving and celebrating Miami's history as the unique crossroads of the Americas.

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Cliff's Notes of Miami History

So in an hour or two you can get a very decent feel for the history and culture of Miami. A great effort telling an interesting story of the community. They also have a new... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2016
Aransas
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

So in an hour or two you can get a very decent feel for the history and culture of Miami. A great effort telling an interesting story of the community. They also have a new building with traveling exhibits. I went to see the photography exhibit, which was great and my favorite part, but I enjoyed the other special exhibits... More 

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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting to see a variety of cultural information. Cuban/latino history, African-American, and women's all included. It was great to not see a unilateral version of history normally seen.

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Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, I called this museum to ask about their entrance fee and it so happened that the following day (Saturday) it was free for everyone, as they had some kind of family day. That was even better, since we willing to pay the $10 entrance fee per person. When we went on the following day, there... More 

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Miami, Florida
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

History Miami runs sunset cruises tours once in a while to go to see the charming stiltsville and Key Biscayne. You'll meet a local historian Dr Paul George at Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132. There you'll depart at about 7:00 pm. However, you have to be there 45 minutes prior to register. For two hours you'll enjoy... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2016

This was a really interesting museum in downtown Miami, which strangely had very few visitors at the time we were there. Would highly recommend if you're interested in local history.

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Reviewed May 24, 2016

I enjoyed the memorabilia- clothing and personal effects- supplied by the Sinatra family. The info includes a time line and photos of Frank through the years. Of course, there is plenty of his music available. Do catch the photojournalist, Tom Chapman's exhibit as well. Disturbing and powerful photos that will take you back to past horrors like Jonestown. See Sinatra... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

A teacher who lives in the condo complex we were renting suggested a visit. We spent about 1 1/2 hours and enjoyed several parts very much. Would recommend for families and adult history buffs.

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Englewood, Ohio, United States
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13 reviews
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Reviewed May 21, 2016

As a amateur history buff, I always try to check out the history of any city I go to, so HistoryMiami was on my list of "must dos" while my wife and I were honeymooning in Miami. First, the good. The museum has many interesting exhibits, and it does a good job of teaching visitors about Miami's history, from the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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63 reviews
40 attraction reviews
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Reviewed May 3, 2016

I though it had more things but it's quite small for a city like Miami. Plus the vice director didn't help me when i wrote her about my researches.

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Rockford
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284 reviews
98 attraction reviews
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Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took a bus from Miami Beach to this museum today for $2.25/ea. It was pretty easy to do. There is construction around the area now. The museum (and the main library) are across the street from Government Center. You go up a ramp or climb stairs to get up to them. There are 2 buildings to... More 

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