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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
+1 305-531-1001
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the best activity is the bike trail, stay off the beach from 11 - 4 its too hot; go for the museums... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
donald r
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Olomouc, Czech Republic
One of the most surprising & excellent stops in miami

A must if you are on south beach for more than 48 hours and enjoy seeing something new and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andrewharbor1
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Miami Beach, Florida
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A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“art deco” (83 reviews)
“on display” (30 reviews)
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
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+1 305-531-1001
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"permanent collection"
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"art deco"
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"on display"
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"gift shop"
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"great museum"
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"special exhibit"
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"small museum"
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"propaganda posters"
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"wolfsonian museum"
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"interesting objects"
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"free admission"
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"visited this museum"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the best activity is the bike trail, stay off the beach from 11 - 4 its too hot; go for the museums during this time; the wolfsonian is great, i did not see something like this picture above, what i saw was an art museum;...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must if you are on south beach for more than 48 hours and enjoy seeing something new and different. Very well done.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really hot so I had to drag my reluctant husband here, but he was glad I did. The main themes are propoganda and design, both illustrated with an eclectic selection of items. There are some fabulous examples of art deco on display. The...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

This museum is difficult to describe because it has a collection of such a variety of quirky eye candy.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Website does not list hours. Drove an hour to go and closed on Wednesdays. Really disappointed we could not go.More

Thank terrie55557
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Ian R, Public Relations Manager at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi! We're really sorry about your experience. The website does in fact list the hours, however, both on the homepage (which auto-lists every day's open hours and flags that Wednesdays are closed) and on the Visit page: https://wolfsonian.org/visit/. Happy to waive admission if you ever...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

We were delighted to realize that our hotel provided free admission to the Wolfsonian. we walked accross and we were surprised at houw gorgeous this place is. great exhibits and programing, you would never believe how marvelous this place is. I really enjoyed the visit......More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

This is a quirky museum based on a personal collection that has been well expanded. If you're a fan of early 20th-century design, it's a very pleasurable diversion from some of the noisier, flashier parts of South Beach.

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

This small museum has an interesting collection of diverse objects (more than 100.000), and the cool part is that the exhibits change from time to time, meaning you can visit more than once. This time we saw one exhibit on Russian posters that was very...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

Beautiful building with very interesting exhibits, including Art Deco facades and furnishings. Definitely worth a visit, and you can do the whole thing in under and hour.

Thank exitrow
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This museum is really small, but well worth a visit, we visited before dinner on Friday night, so entry was free. Truly enjoyed the elevator - I have never seen elevator as a piece of art anywhere else. Exhibits are available on three floors and...More

Thank Liu S
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I am sorry to say but I don't remember - if there was a fee it was not abusive
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