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MDPL Art Deco Welcome Center

1001 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5080
+1 305-763-8026
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Nice little museum and info centre

This little museum offers a quick introduction to the Art Deco scene of Miami Beach. A couple of... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2016
Conyersfamily
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London, United Kingdom
Good Overview of Miami Art Deco

The museum has a nice exhibition of Miami Art Deco and its history and design elements. Good to... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2016
dgilbert9294
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Oak Park, Illinois
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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 stay here in our Beautiful City! We feature The Art Deco Museum, "The "Official" Art Deco Walking Tour daily at 10:30 am/ Thurs 10:30 am & 6:30 pm, "Official" Self Guided Art Deco Audio Tour, Maps in 9 languages, Info on Cultural & sporting events, in addition to excursions to the Everglades National Park, City Tours, Key West Day trips, and others. Our priority is to provide our guest a wide array of information, services & activities to facilitate a well rounded experience during their stay in our Beautiful City!
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“gift shop” (18 reviews)
“walking tour” (27 reviews)
“art deco” (62 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 April 1, 2016

This little museum offers a quick introduction to the Art Deco scene of Miami Beach. A couple of very short videos and a compact museum was a perfect way to start wandering to see the Art Deco buildings in the area.

Thank Conyersfamily
Reviewed March 25, 2016

The museum has a nice exhibition of Miami Art Deco and its history and design elements. Good to see if you want to know more about Art Deco architecture and Miami Beach. They also offer walking tours, which we didn't do because of rain. The...More

Thank dgilbert9294
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

I kind of stumbled upon this place while on the strip. It was surprisingly informative. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The museum provides two short videos for patrons. The first one discusses the architectural history of Miami Beach and challenges faced in trying to...More

Thank ZakWCaffe
Reviewed March 15, 2016

There are many different reasons to visit Miami Beach, but one must be to appreciate the beautiful Art Deco architecture. The preservation of these buildings is amazing! It's like a tour through time and through an outdoor museum, but one that is alive and happening!...More

Thank Emily48228
Reviewed March 10, 2016

This is the first place to peak into if you are new to Art Deco. There is a 5 admission. The staff were helpful with pointing out where to walk and also highlight other art attractions and galleries.

Thank Janner519
Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a leisurely tour of the gorgeous Art Deco buildings along south beach. Rick was a friendly and knowledgeable guide who provided lots of interesting information during the 90 minute plus tour. There was time for questions and photos. In addition to the walking...More

Thank GracieG2015
Reviewed February 28, 2016

We stopped at the Welcome Center at the beginning of a month long stay in Miami Beach to get oriented and collect some information. The woman who assisted us, Sara Aedo was knowledgeable, pleasant, helpful with attractions in Miami and beyond, and very very patient...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed February 25, 2016

This visitors center will only take a few minutes to visit, but the map, available in the adjoining gift store lets travelers identify all the historic buildings! The visitors center provides a great overview of the characteristics of Art Deco and some fun displays. Certainly...More

Thank Lynntravels83
Reviewed February 23, 2016

To get a map or information, I was directed to the gift shop. There I was offered expensive and heavy books, rather than a simple brochure. The deal is that they want you buy. I would rather donate and get a simple bit of info...More

Thank betsikins
Reviewed February 22, 2016

We were overwhelmed with the wealth of information offered by the people there. The adjacent museum helped us to appreciate the origin, history and architectural beauty of South Beach.

Thank Howard5944
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