We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Review Highlights
Large Art Deco collection worth to see

Nice collection, mainly European (!) from Britain, Holland and Germany. The building is 7 stores... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
PDScholten
,
The Hague, The Netherlands
Interesting

I was only allowed to visit 3 floors. One was closed off. Odd and interesting pieces of work that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary_Author
,
Indianapolis, Indiana
Read all 625 reviews
349
All photos (349)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“on display”(34 reviews)
“gift shop”(34 reviews)
About
A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
As featured in Museum Guide for Miami
Contact
1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
Website
+1 305-531-1001
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Miami Beach
from $169.00
More Info
from $50.28
More Info
Go Miami Card
25 Reviews
from $79.00
More Info
from $89.00
More Info
Reviews (625)
Filter reviews
490 results
Traveler rating
273
162
40
13
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
273
162
40
13
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews permanent collection on display gift shop decorative arts great museum industrial design special exhibit propaganda posters current exhibit storage building small museum wolfsonian museum interesting exhibits free admission worth a visit stained glass book store
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 490 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

Thank PDScholten
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Mary_Author
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you think of Miami Beach, museums are not usually what guests think about but The Wolfsonian, owned by FIU, brings different styles of art under one roof in a stunning Art Deco building that is a work of art in itself. A must-stop when...More

Thank Gabriel U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Revisit after 15 years to the Museum on a weekend in Miami Beach: the Wolfsonian is a treasure chest of decorative arts with something to interest everyone: architectural artifacts, furniture, dishes, posters, graphic design, cultural objects, war-time propaganda, architectural ornaments, and alot of other cool...More

Thank garyp281
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A museum of the 20th century items you grew up with. Toasters, phones, appliances, furniture, worlds fair exhibits. 3 open floors can be viewed in an hour or so. Gift/coffee shop

Thank ronaldw136
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

The exterior of the building was interesting and the lobby has an attractive deco piece. The collection on display on the 5th floor was very good and from industrial/modern/deco period. The satire collection was a small room on the third floor. Good - just so...More

Thank MichaelH6811GY
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

That was what I muttered to myself heading out the doors of this museum a scant hour since I'd arrived. The design section of MoMA has always been my favorite section of that museum, so I'd been looking forward to seeing the Wolfsonian for years,...More

Thank margarets_dad
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is my favorite museum ever. It can be visited in a couple of hours, has a small permanent collection on display (most of it is in storage) and proposes great temporary exhibits. They mostly pertain to early 20th Century design, art, architecture and communications.

Thank VKassardjian
Reviewed September 6, 2018

This museum is right on Washington Avenue and is a good place to visit if you are in the area. It focused on industrial art with some really unusual exhibits to view. Plenty of 20th culture here to appreciate and absorb.

Thank Stella-Dot
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

After visiting several museums in Miami we took a stroll here. What a cool building in such a cool area. The permanent exhibit is very nice, displaying the art of industry. From toasters to vacuums, to furniture, you will like what you see and learn...More

Thank brianfM4544DC
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 216 nearby hotels
Fairwind Hotel
64 reviews
.03 miles away
Viscay Hotel
289 reviews
.04 miles away
Hotel Astor
303 reviews
.05 miles away
Essex House
2,035 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,226 nearby restaurants
11th Street Diner
3,915 reviews
.06 miles away
Safron Grill
68 reviews
.03 miles away
Le Chic French Bakery
110 reviews
.03 miles away
Naked Taco
958 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 509 nearby attractions
South Beach
17,971 reviews
.09 miles away
Ocean Drive
11,070 reviews
.10 miles away
Art Deco Historic District
6,179 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Kathryn W
February 10, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 471walterf | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry to say but I don't remember - if there was a fee it was not abusive
0
Votes