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MDPL Art Deco Welcome Center

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1001 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5080
+1 305-763-8026
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Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

Very convenient location. The visitor information centre is located on Ocean Drive opposite 10th... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nwaynesworld
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Nova Scotia
Excellent First Class Service

We wandered into the Welcome Centre just to pick up a map .. We noticed one of the Advisors was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
L_Shaw66
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“gift shop”(21 reviews)
“walking tour”(31 reviews)
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A Visitor information center located in the heart of the "Art Deco" Historic District. We are at 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Fl, the headquarters of The Miami Design Preservation League. The center is the go to place for all inquiries during your...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1001 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5080
Flamingo / Lummus
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+1 305-763-8026
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very convenient location. The visitor information centre is located on Ocean Drive opposite 10th Street. The building is very nice. They have some good information. However, the service was lacklustre. Unusual for a visitor information centre.

Thank nwaynesworld
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered into the Welcome Centre just to pick up a map .. We noticed one of the Advisors was free and went to have a chat. We are going to the Baseball at Marlins Park tonight and wanted her help with public transport. Beverly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people who work here are knowledgeable and very helpful and welcoming. Basically, you have three choices for a tour of the fabulous Art Deco buildings of South Beach: on your own with a printed guide, an audio tour, or a guided tour. I wish...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

As per usual, I found myself in a new city with only a few hours before having to board my flight back home. Thankfully, I stumbled upon the welcome center whilst wandering around Ocean Drive... Enter Beverly. Not only is Beverly very knowledgeable about accents...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

The tour is great if you want to learn about the Art Deco period. But, I’ll let the other folks tell you about the tour. Here is some practical information. The welcome Center is located at 10th and Ocean Drive. Parking on the street is...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for local info and came out with wealth of info. Beverly was a great Miami guru who shared her wealth of knowledge. She told us places to visit but most of all the best way to travel, either for free on trolley bus...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

fantastic place to visit, be welcomed by lovely volunteers, see a fantastic collection of items for sale, lovely museum and art all around. Looking forward to art deco walk!

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Lots of really quirky yet affordable finds. The staff was very informative and helpful. Excellent spot for South each Art Deco souvenirs

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Not only is the Art Deco Museum and a nice gift shop in the building, there are VERY helpful staff at the Welcome Center. This is a good place to start your trip on Miami Beach. They are not afraid to steer you away from...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

This Welcome Center specializes in providing information on the history of the Miami Art Deco buildings. You can get maps or sign up for a walking tour from this area

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