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Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A great museum

A gem of a museum comprising located in two former synagogues. Altough rather small, the exhibition... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Excellent Museum

Great guide, great museum. We spent a lovely time there. the food was great and the tour was even... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Andrea T
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The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is the only Museum dedicated to telling the story of 250 years of Florida Jewish heritage, arts and culture. The museum is housed in two adjacent lovingly restored historic buildings, at 301 Washington Avenue on...more
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301 Washington Ave, Florida International University, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6906
South Pointe
+1 305-672-5044
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

A gem of a museum comprising located in two former synagogues. Altough rather small, the exhibition is beautifully done. The staff are extremely friendly and Howard and Jorge went out of their way to make our experience unforgettable. They are very knowledgeable of the history...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Great guide, great museum. We spent a lovely time there. the food was great and the tour was even better. We loved learning about all the Jewish history. It was pleasure to see the roots of Miami Beach by walking in front of it. Highly...More

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed July 8, 2018

With no investigation of the site, we opted to visit the Jewish Museum. While small, it is rich with history. All exhibits were well-organized and clearly displayed. If you are able, connect with a docent-led tour to offer special insight into the museum and the...More

Thank susan j
Reviewed July 7, 2018

We had a very interesting tour of the history of Jewish Miami Beach. Howard, our guide was very knowledgeable, cheerful and patient. He was filled with interesting stories and generous at answering questions. Too bad many of the places he talked about are no longer...More

Thank akossoff
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We took the “Miami Beach Jewish History” walking tour with Howard. He was very knowledgeable about the community and its history. In spite of the heat and humidity, Howard kept us all entertained (with numerous stops to get some shade). After the walking tour, which...More

Thank ccsuwxman19
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I learned so much in this thoughtful tour, including history of the people, their businesses, and their social and religious life. Saw important Jewish landmarks. The guide, Howard, told us fascinating stories. Also enjoyed visiting the museum after. I highly recommend this tour!

Thank baumgold
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We loved this museum, lots of personal stories of Jews in Florida, how the state and region developed, lots of memorabilia, in an old synagogue, art deco district.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Our family was lucky enough to have Howard, as our guide. He was so knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. We spent a lovely Sunday afternoon with him, the food was great and the tour was even better. We loved learning about all the...More

Reviewed May 28, 2018

The museum regularly arranges Jewish Miami Beach walking tours. The guide who runs the tours was absolutely great. So knowledgeable both about the history of the Jews of Miami and also the architecture of South Beach. We had a great time, learn't a lot and...More

Thank J30J
Reviewed May 22, 2018

From the helpful and welcoming cashier to the docent giving an overview of the history of the development of the musuem, this was a most worthwhile visit. Recommended to anyone interested in the influence of the Jewish community in south Florida.

Thank Andrew L
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Response from Breepet | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about parking we did not have a car but it looks fairly uncongested in the area. There is a small entry fee.