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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

Closes in 13 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A very fine museum and completely worth the visit. One of the best gift shops in a museum that I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Howard W
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
A beautiful museum with beautiful art

The top floor of the Wolfsonian is dedicated to Art Deco. They have an amazing collection of art... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Howard A
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A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
+1 305-531-1001
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very fine museum and completely worth the visit. One of the best gift shops in a museum that I have encountered. GO. GO. Go.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Howard W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The top floor of the Wolfsonian is dedicated to Art Deco. They have an amazing collection of art and artifacts from the era. There is jewelry, house hold appliances and furniture. Beautiful objects designed for everyday use. They also have a permanent exhibition of American...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Howard A
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is all about the Art Deco movement of the 1920s and 1930s, as seen through furniture, wall art, iron work, kitchenware and other media. Really enjoyed the specific international exhibits brought alive in the architecturally exceptional Wolfsonian building. This is a must-see if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small museum which can be completed in an hour or so if you just want to look around and see the amazing collection. However it was well worth going on the guided tour for the explanation of the history of specific items....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tfll888
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a wonderful museum -- but not well-known to most art enthusiasts. If you love Art Deco, do whatever it takes to get here! The Art Deco collection is spectacular and unforgetable! And you can take photos (no flash) so you will always have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

This wonderful museum is the gift to Miami Beach from one of the city's great philanthropic families. The Wolfsons, originally from Key West, made their fortune in Miami with theatres. I grew up in Miami, and remember when almost all the theaters were owned by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

This Museum shows lots of Arts and everyday live stuff that explains a lot about the history of the time from the first WW till the 50s.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susanne900
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Loved exploring this museum! So many interesting pieces of art deco to explore - really helped me to understand Miami's architecture and unique style better.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AdventureFranzi
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Nice collection, mainly European (!) from Britain, Holland and Germany. The building is 7 stores, but only 3 4 stores exhibits. Rest is library and offices. Worth to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PDScholten
Reviewed November 10, 2018

I was only allowed to visit 3 floors. One was closed off. Odd and interesting pieces of work that were well preserved. I wish the museum would've had more to offer, but it was still interesting to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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I am sorry to say but I don't remember - if there was a fee it was not abusive